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Lucy Knisley

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Beginning with an love for Archie comics and Calvin and Hobbes, Lucy Knisley (pronounced "nigh-zlee") has always thought of cartooning as the only profession she is suited for. A New York City kid raised by a family of foodies, Lucy is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago currently pursuing an MFA at the Center for Cartoon Studies. While completing her BFA at the School of the Art Institute, she was comics editor for the award-winning student publication F News Magazine.

Lucy currently resides in New York City where she makes comics. She likes books, sewing, bicycles, food you can eat with a spoon, manatees, nice pens, costumes, baking and Oscar Wilde. She occasionally has been known to wear amazing hats.

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“I love the treat and pleasure of eating when it becomes an act of focused giving and sharing...Wasting money and appetite on bad food is disappointing, but it doesn't matter when the company is good...[T]here's a lot to be said for eating as a social act. It's a treat, even when the food is bad.”
Lucy Knisley, Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

“I'm sorry... that it couldn't last. But part of me is glad that it can exist, whole and lovely and complicated, in my mind.”
Lucy Knisley, An Age of License: A Travelogue

“L'Age Licence. As in: License to experience, mess up, license to fail, license to do... whatever, before you're settled.”
Lucy Knisley, An Age of License: A Travelogue

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