[Susie Cagle is available for workshops and speaking engagements]
Susie Cagle is an illustrator who has been tear-gassed, arrested, and nearly run over by police motorcycles — all for comics!
She has drawn reportage from crisis pregnancy centers, medical marijuana rallies, ecological disasters, failed cities, illegally occupied buildings and anarchist riots. Her journalism as appeared at/in the Atlantic, the Guardian, the Nation, Boston Review, American Prospect, Truthout, and many others. Her work has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, BoingBoing, and others, and she’s received honors from the Society of Professional Journalists and the International Women’s Media Foundation. Susie has a masters in journalism from Columbia, which still doesn’t offer a cartooning class.
Susie has presented on her work at the San Francisco International Film Festival, South by Southwest, San Diego Comic-Con International, Cartoon Art Museum, Charles Schulz Museum, and at colleges including the University of California at Berkeley, the Savannah College of Art and Design, and San Francisco State University.
“She takes true risks for her reporting, and what comes out of it is insightful, informative, and funny.” — Xeni Jardin, Boing Boing
“Sharp, savvy, unsentimental, and blessed with an expressive pen and a keen ear.” — San Francisco Bay Guardian