Ellen Forney

Ellen Forney
Ellen
Forney

Writer/artist, Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, & Me

Ellen Forney’s New York Times bestselling graphic memoir, Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, & Me, was named a Best Graphic Memoir of 2012 by The Washington PostTimeEntertainment Weekly, and Publishers Weekly and it has been nominated for a 2013 Eisner Award. She created the Eisner-nominated comic books I Love Led Zeppelin and Monkey Food and collaborated with Sherman Alexie on National Book Award–winning novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. She is the 2012 Stranger Genius Award winner in Literature, teaches comics at Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts, swims and does yoga, and fixes things with rubber bands and paper clips.