Award-winning cartoonist Jess Ruliffson has traveled across the United States interviewing veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, documenting the returning war wounded at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, listening to stories at kitchen tables in Georgia, libraries in New York, dive bars in Mississippi, and back porches in Vermont. She’s given lectures about these experiences at The Drawing Center and The Center for Cartoon Studies. Her work has been published by Pantheon Books, The Columbia School of Journalism, Wilson Quarterly, The Oxford American, and The Boston Globe. She lives in Florida and teaches at The Sequential Artists Workshop.

Jess Ruliffson