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Escape into Life blog reviews Farnaz Fatemi’s Sister Tongue زبان خواهر

Sep 14th, 2022 | Filed as: News

Escape into Life reviews Sister Tongue زبان خواهر by Farnaz Fatemi, winner of the 2021 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize.
“Its 90-some pages offer the heft and satisfaction of a fat novel. In capturing (and refusing to tame) her personal story, Fatemi captures something essential about what it means to be female and, for that matter, […]

 


The Washington Post speaks to cartoonist Tom Batiuk about Dark Funky

Sep 13th, 2022 | Filed as: News

The Washington Post speaks to cartoonist Tom Batiuk about “How Funky Winkerbean became the darkest strip on the comics pages.”
“I started out writing about kids in high school who worry about trying to get a date and climbing the rope in gym class,” says the Funky Winkerbean creator this month by Zoom from Medina, Ohio. “Now, I’m […]

 


Book Review: Intima gives high marks to MedSpeak Illuminated

Sep 13th, 2022 | Filed as: News


Intima journal gives praises to MedSpeak Illuminated: The Art and Practice of Medical Illustration by François I. Luks
 
MedSpeak Illuminated also contains a treasure trove of information related to the history of medical illustration. In an age when graphic medicine has become a well-respected art and literary genre, Luks presents an absolutely fascinating crash course of […]

 


Illuminating interview with MedSpeak Illuminated author François I. Luks

Sep 9th, 2022 | Filed as: News

Doctor, artist, and writer François I. Luks speaks with the Providence Journal about his new book MedSpeak Illuminated: The Art and Practice of Medical Illustration.
MedSpeak Illuminated opens with the story of medical art, which dates to ancient civilizations – and possibly even to cave paintings. Leonardo da Vinci, arguably the greatest medical illustrator ever is […]

 


The East River Ripper wins Florida Authors & Publishers Association President’s Award

Aug 17th, 2022 | Filed as: News

Congratulations to Bob Dekle! His book, The East River Ripper: The Mysterious 1891 Murder of Old Shakespeare, has won a Bronze Medal in the Political/Current Events category from the Florida Authors & Publishers Association President’s Awards. 
Find out more about the book…

 


National Headache Foundation interviews Kathleen O’Shea, author of So Much More Than a Headache

Aug 3rd, 2022 | Filed as: News

Don’t miss this informative interview with So Much More Than a Headache author Kathleen O’Shea.
“As with literature, this state of ambiguity is where many migraineurs find themselves. There are no simple solutions for migraine and its complexity of pain and suffering; there is no ‘cure.’ The ‘answers’ come in fits and spurts through the right […]

 


Hemingway in Comics on tour

Aug 3rd, 2022 | Filed as: News

Don’t miss your chance to catch the Hemingway in Comics tour. This exhibition features 56 artworks curated by Hemingway in Comics author Rob Elder.
Find out more about the tour, where it’s currently booked and how to bring it to your town.
More about Hemingway in Comics

 


MedSpeak Illuminated author François I. Luks speaks on the relationship between comics and medical illustration for Graphic Medicine

Jul 18th, 2022 | Filed as: News

MedSpeak Illuminated author François I. Luks speaks on the origins of medical illustration, its relationship to comics, and “the ninth art.”
Enter the ninth art. The term originated in the 1960s in France, where it is still used to describe the world of comics and graphic novels (the six classical arts, according to Hegel’s Aesthetics, were architecture, sculpture, painting, […]

 


Video: Talking migraine with So Much More Than a Headache author Kathy O’Shea

Jul 15th, 2022 | Filed as: News

Go To Health media interviews Kathleen O’Shea, author of So Much More Than a Headache: Understanding Migraine Through Literature.
“Her collection of essays are profoundly helpful for sufferers of migraine, those who love and care for them, and even the medical doctors who specialize in neurology and headaches.  Literature puts into words what many migraineurs have […]

 


Green Linden Press interviews Farnaz Fatemi, author of Sister Tongue, winner of the 2021 Wick Poetry Prize

Jun 24th, 2022 | Filed as: News

Green Linden Press gives us this informative interview with Farnaz Fatemi author of Sister Tongueزبان خواهر, Winner of the 2021 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize.
“There is a wonderful formal balance to Sister Tongue زبان خواهر. The majority of the poems are short lyrics, but throughout the book are longer, essay-like vignettes or prose poems—imagistic […]

 


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