Happy Spring everyone! Below is a post I have shared across social media and on some listservs as well that I want to make sure our community sees too. This call for comics is something long in the works for SE and I am thrilled it is happening. I promise if you submit and get a comic published with them that I’ll be there to cheer you on – just let us know if it happens! And before the details below, the usual disclaimers: graphic medicine is in no way affiliated with Short Edition and neither I am beyond… Read More
Geographer and cartoonist Simon Moreton (Smoo Comics) created Better, Drawn. Moreton says of his site, “Better, drawn is a place for people to share stories about long-term mental and physical illnesses, told in the form of short comics. The site is a way for people to write and draw about their experiences that might otherwise be difficult to talk about openly. In fact, we think that sometimes things can be said better when they’re drawn. Submissions are open to anyone with a story to tell about coping with illness.” You can also listen to Simon discuss community and comics in this podcast.