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Our cartoon interview with Amy Kurzweil

Self-portrait by Amy Kurzweil
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First time on She’s Mercedes: A cartoon interview from the New York artist Amy Kurzweil.

The 30 years old loves visionary drawings of tomorrow. Her cartoons appear in The New Yorker and her Book “Flying Couch: A Graphic Memoir” has been named an Editor’s Choice and one of the “2016 Season’s Best New Graphic Novels”. We asked her five questions about the future.

Amy, please name one household chore you let others do?


What gadget is still missing in your daily life?

What is your ideal work environment?

Amy Kurzweil's ideal workspace

When faced with unpleasant tasks, how do you motivate yourself?

How do you cope with rejection?

Amy Kurzweil is the author of “Flying Couch: A Graphic Memoir”, which the New York Times named an “Editor’s Choice” and one of the “2016 Season’s Best Graphic Novels”. Her cartoons appear in the New Yorker and other publications. She teaches comics at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Illustrations: Amy Kurzweil