Writer and cartoonist
New York, New York, United States
Liza Donnelly is a writer and award winning cartoonist for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post and many other publications. Keenly aware of the similarites shared by film and cartoons, she seeks to explore that in story and combine live action with animation. Passionate about women's stories, she wants to delve into the struggles and complexities of creativity. Liza is the creator of a form of visual journalism with her digital live-drawings, has covered news and cultural events for The New Yorker, The New York Times, CBS, CNN in real time, telling the story of events as they happen on social media. She is the author of 18 books for adults and children. Her most recent (2022) is Very Funny Ladies, a history of women cartoonists, which is in developement for a documentary.