Kid Gloves: On Loss, Art, and Healing—an Excerpt - Mutha Magazine


Published on April 25th, 2019 | by Lucy Knisley


Kid Gloves: On Loss, Art, and Healing—an Excerpt

Excerpted from Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos

Lucy says:

“I wanted to be a midwife when I was a kid, and drawing/writing this book has been the next best thing. I’m so happy to have it in the hands of readers, parents or non-parents, and so glad comics and reproductive health can go hand in hand.”

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About the Author

Lucy Knisley is the author and illustrator of beloved graphic novels about memory, identity, food, and family. Her Alex Award-winning graphic novel, Relish: My Life in the Kitchen, tells the story of her childhood steeped in the food industry. It was a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into five languages. Her travelogues (French Milk, An Age of License, and Displacement) and web comic series (Stop Paying Attention) have been lauded by critics, and her combined work has built her a devoted readership for her honest and thoughtful true-life stories. Her graphic memoirs include Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride and Kid Gloves.

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