Hey friends! I'm somewhat in hiding right now because I'm working on Feeding Ghosts, a nonfiction graphic novel about my grandmother, Sun Yi. For publishing inquiries, I'm represented by Ayesha Pande Literary Agency with a proposal planned for this fall. I'll be unreachable for much of 2019 as I spend seven months holed up in an off-grid cabin sans internet/cell service as the recipient of the 2019 PEN Northwest Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency.
I'm currently living in my studio getting ready for a solo show, Guided by Ghosts: The Ones We Held Along the Way, opening at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History on March 1st.
I'm a genre hopper and work in a bunch of different disciplines, but these days I'm focusing on illustrated, research-based public speaking about little-known badass women at the turn of the century, with an emphasis on female bicycle exploration as a form of social activism. I'm interested in the deep history of rugged femininity, and recently wrote a piece about bike travel and feminism for the Washington Post.
Here are some links to a cross section of projects to get you started: * My Dead Friend's Favorite Book * Walking the Length of Our Rage * Orion * WWMWWNM * In the Eye of the Storm * Day Jobs * Field Studies * How Goes the Battle? * Hold On Tight!
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