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Liana Finck and Amy Kurzweil on Books, Brothers, Being Jewish Women, and More

October 17, 2018  By Liana Finck and Amy Kurzweil

Liana Finck and Amy Kurzweil
Liana Finck and Amy Kurzweil
Liana Finck is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, The Awl, and Catapult. She is a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, and a Six Points Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Artists. She has had artist residencies with the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Tablet magazine. Her first book, A Bintel Brief, was published in 2014. Passing for Human is Liana’s graphic memoir, out now.

Amy Kurzweil is a New Yorker cartoonist and the author of Flying Couch: a graphic memoir (a New York Times Editor's Choice and a Kirkus Best Memoir of 2016). Her writing, comics, and cartoons have also appeared in The Believer Magazine, Narrative Magazine, Lenny Letter, The Awl, The Toast, Catapult, and many other places. She teaches comics at The Fashion Institute of Technology and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn.

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