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Published on March 29th, 2017 | by Glynnis Fawkes

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REJECTED: Comics About How These Kids Keep Getting Bigger

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Glynnis Fawkes draws the travails of her children, living under her oppression, on an (almost) daily basis.

P.S. She’ll be at the Museum of Comics and Cartoon Art Festival this weekend — stop by her table (C139) to say hello!

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About the Author

Glynnis Fawkes

Glynnis Fawkes is a cartoonist and archaeological illustrator.  Her comics for MuthaMagazine were nominated for an Ignatz Award at the Small Press Expo in 2016.  Her most recent project, Greek Diary, is among the shortlisted webcomics for the Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize.  In April 2016, her book (in progress) Alle Ego won the MoCCA Arts Festival Award for Excellence.  She has illustrated several recent academic books (Three Stones Make a Wall, Kinyras the Divine Lyre) and worked extensively as illustrator on archaeological projects in Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Lebanon, and Israel. A Fulbright Fellowship to Cyprus allowed her to publish Archaeology Lives in Cyprus (Hellenic Bank, Nicosia 2001), a book of paintings, and Cartoons of Cyprus (Moufflon Publications, Nicosia, 2001).   She was named among the Best American Comics Notables in 2012 and 2013 and “The Sultan’s Daughter,” a story form Boccaccio’s Decameron, won a Sequential Artists Workshop grant in 2013.  She lives in Burlington with her music archaeologist/classics professor husband and two children. Her work may be seen at GlynnisFawkes.com.

 



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