A photograph of author Sophie Yanow.

Sophie Yanow is an award-winning artist and writer whose work has been published by The New Yorker, The GuardianThe Paris Review, The Nib, Drawn & Quarterly and more. Her comic The Contradictions won the Eisner Award for Best Webcomic. Her translation of Dominique Goblet’s Pretending is Lying won the Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation from the French, and she is a MacDowell Fellow. Yanow’s work has been nominated for, among others, a Lambda Literary Award, a Publishers Triangle Award, an Ignatz Award and was longlisted for a Believer Book Award.

Yanow currently teaches at the California College of the Arts in their MFA in Comics program and advises MFA thesis students at the Center for Cartoon Studies. Previously she taught in the MFA program at the Center for Cartoon Studies and the BFA program at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, and was a visiting instructor in the BA in Graphic Storytelling at The Animation Workshop in Denmark.

She has given visiting artist talks at Parsons The New School, UMass Amherst, The Canadian Centre for Architecture and more.

For information about her teaching, both privately and at institutions, click here.

Work Inquiries: hello@sophieyanow.com

Literary Agent: Jen Linnan, jen@linnanliterary.com

Media Inquiries: Julia Pohl-Miranda, julia@drawnandquarterly.com


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