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Leela Corman

Leela Corman

Leela Corman is an illustrator, cartoonist and Middle Eastern dancer. She studied painting, printmaking and illustration at Massachusetts College of Art and won a Xeric Grant for her first graphic novel, Queen’s Day. Her second, Subway Series, was published by Alternative Comics. Her latest, Unterzakhn, a graphic novel set in the tenements, brothels and vaudeville houses of the Lower East Side at the turn of the last century, was published by Schocken/Pantheon and has been nominated for The Los Angeles Times Book Award, the Eisner Award, and Le Prix Artemisia in France. Her short comics have run in Tablet Magazine, Symbolia, and The OC Weekly. In 2014, her comic "Yahrzeit" won a silver medal from the Society Of Illustrators.

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Leela Corman

Leela Corman

Leela Corman is an illustrator, cartoonist and Middle Eastern dancer. She studied painting, printmaking and illustration at Massachusetts College of Art and won a Xeric Grant for her first graphic novel, Queen’s Day. Her second, Subway Series, was published by Alternative Comics. Her latest, Unterzakhn, a graphic novel set in the tenements, brothels and vaudeville houses of the Lower East Side at the turn of the last century, was published by Schocken/Pantheon and has been nominated for The Los Angeles Times Book Award, the Eisner Award, and Le Prix Artemisia in France. Her short comics have run in Tablet Magazine, Symbolia, and The OC Weekly. In 2014, her comic "Yahrzeit" won a silver medal from the Society Of Illustrators.

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2014 0908ld cat

The Connecting Threads

By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Leela Corman, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

2014 0715ld cat

Ladydrawers: The Somaly Problem

By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Leela Corman, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

2014 0612ladydr cat

The Grey Area

By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Leela Corman, Truthout | Op-Ed