MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
Ink Fight is a winding, multiform conversation with the self through realms of art-making. Thorkelson is in pursuit of finding a practice which reflects what is individual, yet universal, dreamlike, yet socially aware, wild yet meaningful. Looking for the intuitive power that balances vibrant inner light with the sobering global trauma, Ink Fight is a reflective comic about "making" similar in a lot of ways to the paths of Lynda Barry's What It Is, but with an added and refreshing commitment to social justice. -EF
18p, b&w with full color covers, sewn binding, 8.5"x11"