Lauren Weinstein is a cartoonist and artist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Bookforum, Nautilus, and The Guardian, among many other outlets. Her acclaimed comic Normel Person was the last weekly comic strip to run in The Village Voice. This year, Weinstein’s Being an Artist and a Mother won a Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize, and was published in Best American Comics 2019. Her most recent novella, Mother’s Walk, was selected for the latest issue of Frontier. Weinstein is also the author of three books: Inside Vineyland (Alternative Comics, 2003), the teenage memoir Girl Stories (Henry Holt and Co., 2006), and Goddess of War (Picturebox, 2008). She has received two Ignatz Awards among other nominations. In 2015, Weinstein was awarded the Gold Medal from The Society of Illustrators for Carriers, her five-part webcomic about cystic fibrosis that was first published in Nautilus. Weinstein earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from Washington University in St. Louis.
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