Round Three of Cartoonist Dispatches

The Center for Cartoon Studies brings us a third and final set of Cartoonist Dispatches for the spring term, featuring cartoonists Roz Chast and Chuck Forsman.

These third and final Cartoonist Dispatches of the term, bring us in conversation with two artists, Roz Chast, author of Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? and Chuck Forsman, author of I Am Not Okay With This. You can find links to both of their dispatches below.

Roz Chast's work has appeared in numerous magazines through the years, including The Village Voice, National Lampoon, Scientific American, Harvard Business Review, Redbook and Mother Jones, but she is most closely associated with The New Yorker. Chast attended the Rhode Island School of Design, where she studied painting. After graduating in 1977 she returned to New York City, where she quickly established her cartooning career. In addition to collections of her New Yorker cartoons, Chast has written and illustrated a range of books. Her latest, Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York (2017), a personalized travel guide to New York City that began as a going-away present to her youngest child, who was moving from the family's home in Connecticut to attend SVA. Her first memoir, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (2014) won a National Book Critics Circle Award and was shortlisted for a National Book Award.

View Roz Chast's dispatch here:

Charles Forsman is a 2008 graduate of The Center for Cartoon Studies and a three-time Ignatz Award winner. He is best known for his graphic novels The End of the Fxxxxing World (TEOTFW) and I Am Not Okay With This (IANOWT), which were both adapted into Netflix shows to wide acclaim. His previous comic books include Revenger, Celebrated Summer and Slasher. His newest serial is called AUTOMA. He lives in Western Massachusetts.

View Chuck Forsman's dispatch here:


These dispatches are brought to you the Leslie Center for the Humanties at Dartmouth College and the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont.