Trying To Be An Artist When You've Lost Your Childhood Bravery

An excerpt from Liana Finck's graphic memoir Passing for Human.

From the book Passing For Human by Liana Finck. Copyright © 2018 by Liana Finck. Published by Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Liana Finck is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, The Awl, and Catapult. She is a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, and a Six Points Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Artists. She has had artist residencies with the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Tablet magazine. Her first book, A BINTEL BRIEF, was published in 2014.

Her book Passing For Human, from which this piece is excerpted, is out now.

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