Comics Published on November 30th, 2017 | by Glynnis Fawkes 3 Can You Play Now? I can’t help but feel for that kid, but feel prouder of my daughter for understanding her mind. Estella: you go, girl. Share:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterest Tags: comedy, Comics, Estrella, Feminism, Glynnis Fawkes, Great Expectations, independence, Parenting, rejected, Rejection, you don't have to play if you don't want to play 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. Recently her work has appeared on The New Yorker.com and in the magazine. Here latest book, Reign of Crumbs, is available from Kilgore Books. Her Greek Diary was shortlisted webcomics for the Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize and won a silver medal at the Society of Illustrators MoCCA Arts Festival in 2017. In April 2016, her book (in progress) Alle Ego also won the MoCCA Arts Festival Award for Excellence. She has illustrated several 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 she 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. Related Posts IT’S THE HOLIDAYS: What Is Even Happening? ASK A MUTHA on Traditions Old and New and Demolished → Break it Down: Gene Luen Yang on READING WITHOUT WALLS → Get Art Done: But First, Stop Drowning—An Interview with Jessica Abel on GROWING GILLS → Water I’ve Loved: Ocean Grove, NJ → 3 Responses to Can You Play Now? Susan says: November 30, 2017 at 2:21 pm Thoroughly enjoying her work. Susan Gay Reply Pingback: 12/01/2017 – Comics Workbook Showalter says: December 1, 2017 at 4:51 pm Thanks for sending this. I love it (and her.) We’ll be seeing Helen’s art work before too long. Mary Ellen Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment We love comments, feedback and critique but mean or snarky comments will not be published. MUTHA staff (of one) is away through June 27th - please leave your comments but moderation/posting may delayed. We'll be back soon! Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.