Alison Garwood Jones

Creativity requires solitude

Originally published in January 2019 in Blog, Comic, Illustration, Toronto Illustrators

In my latest comic, I imagine a conversation between two generations of writers. Virginia Woolf and Alice Munro discuss the challenges of being a writer when you’re a woman. It’s been 90 years since Woolf published, A Room of One’s Own, and 51 years since Munro wrote her short story, “The Office.” I brought them […]

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Women and burnout: a comic

Originally published in December 2018 in Blog, Comic, Illustration, Toronto Illustrators

My newest comic: an update on women’s progress through the current shit storm. Always remember: “Art should not be about impressing others. Art is about engaging in a candid dialogue with yourself.” ~ Dan Rather

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