I am a nonfiction storyteller and my medium is comics.
NEW! Terms of Service: Understanding Our Role in the World of Big Data, my collaboration with Al Jazeera America reporter Michael Keller
I am the writer/artist of the nonfiction graphic novel A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge (Pantheon). I am the illustrator of the bestselling graphic nonfiction book The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media (W.W. Norton).
I was a Knight-Wallace Fellow in journalism at the University of Michigan.
I'm a contributor to Medium's "The Nib," a space for political cartoons, comics journalism, and non-fiction (edited by Matt Bors). Read my Medium work (for free) here->>
My illustrations have appeared in such publications as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal.
I have spoken and given presentations at universities, schools, cultural centers, libraries, museums, and professional conventions, and have been featured on C-SPAN2's Book TV. As part of the U.S. Department of State's Speaker and Specialist program, I have traveled abroad as a “cultural ambassador,” meeting local cartoonists and conducting workshops in such countries as Burma, Mexico, Egypt, Algeria, Bahrain, and Israel/Palestine.