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Lynda Barry

October 25, 2011
Fall 2011 UMass Lowell Artist in Residence
A Program at the Center for Arts and Ideas

Author, cartoonist, painter and illustrator Lynda Barry is the Fall 2011 Artist in Residence for the Center for Arts and Ideas. Ms. Barry’s syndicated weekly comic strip, “Ernie Pook’s Comeek,” is nationally known. She has published several illustrated novels, such as The Good Times are Killing Me, which won the Washington State Governor’s Award. Barry’s bestselling book, What It Is, won the Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Graphic Novel.