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Anne Elizabeth Moore and Melissa Mendes

Anne Elizabeth Moore and Melissa Mendes

Anne Elizabeth Moore is a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow, Weinberg Fellow at the Newberry Library, a Fulbright scholar and the author of several award-winning nonfiction books, including Unmarketable (The New Press, 2007) and Cambodian Grrrl (2011). Co-editor and publisher of now-defunct Punk Planet and the founding editor of the Best American Comics series from Houghton Mifflin, Moore teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She contributes criticism to The New Inquiry, The Baffler, N+1 and many others and writes a monthly comic strip for Truthout called "Ladydrawers" on gender, labor and culture. Her latest book from Cantankerous Titles, New Girl Law, was called "A post-empirical, proto-fourth-wave feminist memoir" by Bust Magazine.

Melissa Mendes is the author of Freddy Stories, a Xeric Award-winning all-ages graphic novel. She received her master of fine arts degree from The Center for Cartoon Studies in 2010, does comics-making workshops for kids, has been an art teacher, and once worked at a convenience store. Melissa lives in Hancock, Massachusetts. You can see more of her work at www.mmmendes.com

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"Unraveling": Anti-Trafficking NGOs and the Garment Industry

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Ladydrawers - Zoned: The Mysterious "Foreign" Outposts Inside the USA

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Anne Elizabeth Moore and Melissa Mendes

Anne Elizabeth Moore and Melissa Mendes

Anne Elizabeth Moore is a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow, Weinberg Fellow at the Newberry Library, a Fulbright scholar and the author of several award-winning nonfiction books, including Unmarketable (The New Press, 2007) and Cambodian Grrrl (2011). Co-editor and publisher of now-defunct Punk Planet and the founding editor of the Best American Comics series from Houghton Mifflin, Moore teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She contributes criticism to The New Inquiry, The Baffler, N+1 and many others and writes a monthly comic strip for Truthout called "Ladydrawers" on gender, labor and culture. Her latest book from Cantankerous Titles, New Girl Law, was called "A post-empirical, proto-fourth-wave feminist memoir" by Bust Magazine.

Melissa Mendes is the author of Freddy Stories, a Xeric Award-winning all-ages graphic novel. She received her master of fine arts degree from The Center for Cartoon Studies in 2010, does comics-making workshops for kids, has been an art teacher, and once worked at a convenience store. Melissa lives in Hancock, Massachusetts. You can see more of her work at www.mmmendes.com

Other articles by this author

2014 0818ld cat

"Unraveling": Anti-Trafficking NGOs and the Garment Industry

By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Melissa Mendes, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

2014 0109ld cat

Red Tape: Controlling the International Flow of Apparel

By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Melissa Mendes, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

2013 1112ld cat

Ladydrawers - Zoned: The Mysterious "Foreign" Outposts Inside the USA

By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Melissa Mendes, Truthout | Op-Ed