We are thrilled to welcome a very special guest to the graphic medicine podcast. Wendy MacNaughton is a graphic journalist and social worker. If the name doesn’t instantly ring a bell for you, once you see her signature loose yet also perfect water colors, you will realize you already know her work. Wendy is joining me on the podcast today to talk about her latest book, How to Say Goodbye, which Atul Gawande describes on the cover quote as, “A poem to mortality and the beauty of how we can cope with it.” In this wide-ranging conversation, MK speaks with… Read More
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MK Czerwiec interviews Rick Louis and Lara Antal on their collaboration creating Ronan and the Endless Sea of Stars. Rick Louis allows the reader a look into his experiences having a child with Tay-Sachs disease. He worked with Lara Antal to make the graphic memoir a reality. Rick and Lara discuss how their partnership started and how they communicated to make the best possible story. RESSepisode
Look Again Episode Alice Jaggers talks with Elizabeth Trembley about her recent book, Look Again. Her memoir follows her various versions of her experience finding a dead body in the woods and the mental companions she has along the way. Both Alice and Beth have experienced trauma, which influences their discussion on the weirdness of trauma, how finicky memory can be, what it means to have a safe space violated, and the importance of using art (especially comics) to heal.
RippleEffectsInterview Alice Jaggers talks with Jordan Hart, Barbra Dillon and Dr. Theresa Rojas about Ripple Effects. Jordan Hart is a comics creator with many other comics under his belt. This one hits closer to home, because Jordan also has an invisible disability. Barbra Dillon is co-founder of Fanbase Press, which is publishing Ripple Effects. Dr. Theresa Rojas is the professor of Ethnic Studies at Modesto Junior College, founder of the Latinx Comic Arts Festival, and author of the first Unseen Ripples essay. Each of the five issues ends with an Unseen Ripples essay from a person living with an invisible… Read More
The Silent Why podcast is on a mission to talk about loss and grief and are looking for 101 different types of loss, chatting to people who have been through them to see if it’s possible to find hope in each sort of loss. They interviewed Carol Tyler about her latest project, ‘Griefville’ and the death of her husband, Justin Green (Binky Brown Meets The Holy Virgin Mary). Click the image above to listen.
FarrisInterview41222 Alice Jaggers interviews Grace Farris on her new book, Mom Milestones: The True Story of the First Seven Years. The book takes the idea of baby milestones and turns it on its head making the focus the mother.
2021 Year in Review episode Alice Jaggers is joined by Ebru Ustundag and MK Czerwiec in a conversation about what happened in the graphic medicine community in 2021 and a sneak preview of 2022. For more information about the episode go to graphicmedicine.org. 2021 Year in Review
In this episode, Alice Jaggers discusses the re-release of Taking Turns with creator MK Czerwiec. CzerwiecInterview11-29-21