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Syllabus : notes from an accidental professor

Lynda Barry (author)

Syllabus : notes from an accidental professor

Award-winning author Lynda Barry is the creative force behind the genre-defying and best-selling work What It Is. She believes that anyone can be a writer and she has set out to prove it. Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor is the first book that will make her innovative lesson plans and writing exercises available to the public for home or classroom use. Barry teaches a method of writing
Title
Syllabus : notes from an accidental professor
Author
Lynda Barry
Language
English
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Drawn & Quarterly, 2020
200 p. : ill.
ISBN
9781770461611 (paperback)

About Lynda Barry

Linda Jean Barry (born January 2, 1956), known professionally as Lynda Barry, is an American cartoonist. Barry is best known for her weekly comic strip Ernie Pook's Comeek. She garnered attention with her 1988 illustrated novel The Good Times are Killing Me, about an interracial friendship between two young girls, which was adapted into a play. Her second illustrated novel, Cruddy, first appeared in 1999. Three years later she published One! Hundred! Demons!, a graphic novel she terms "autobifictionalography". What It Is (2008) is a graphic novel that is part memoir, part collage and part workbook, in which Barry instructs her readers in methods to open up their own creativity; it won the comics industry's 2009 Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work.

In recognition of her contributions to the comic art form, Comics Alliance listed Barry as one of twelve women cartoonists deserving of lifetime ach…Read more on Wikipedia