For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.
Published on January 12, 2021.
Sarah Mirk is a graphic journalist, editor, teacher, zine-maker, and illustrator whose comics have been featured in The Nib, The New Yorker, Bitch, and NPR. Mirk is currently a contributing editor at The Nib, where she writes and edits nonfiction comics about history, politics, and identity, and also works as a writer onThe Nib’s animation series. She currently also works as a digital engagement producer for Reveal at the Center for Investigative Reporting, where she co-writes the investigative comics series In/Vulnerable, illustrated by Thi Bui. Mirk is the author several books, including Guantanamo Voices, an illustrated oral history of Guantanamo Bay prison, You Do You: Figuring Out Your Body, Dating, and Sexuality, Sex from Scratch: Making Your Own Relationship Rules, the graphic novelOpen Earth, and the self-published collection Year of Zines. She is an adjunct professor in Portland State University’s MFA program in Art and Social Practice, where she teaches a graduate seminar on writing and research.