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Mikhaela Reid

Email: toons@mikhaela.net
Website: The Boiling Point

Bio: Mikhaela B. Reid is a 25-year-old political cartoonist for the Boston Phoenix and Bay Windows (Boston's LGBT newspaper). Her work has also appeared in Women's eNews, Ms., Girlfriends, The Minnesota Women's Press, Inside Pride and other assorted fine publications. She is also featured as "cartooning's angry young woman" in the anthology Attitude 2: The New Subversive Alternative Cartoonists, edited by Ted Rall. Her weekly cartoons are available in color or black and white for reprint in print and online publications.

Mikhaela was born and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts, where she attended Lowell High School and served as president of the Lowell High School Rainbow Connection Gay/Straight Alliance. More recently, she graduated from Harvard University, where she studied social anthropology and photography and did weekly political cartoons for the Harvard Crimson. Currently she works full-time as an information graphics artist designing graphs and charts for a major daily newspaper. She lives in Brooklyn with her cat Riley.

"Mikhaela Reid's cartoons are right *$%@ing on." — Alison Bechdel, Dykes to Watch Out For

"With America's most treasured values under relentless assault, Mikhaela Reid's cartoons keep the barricades bearable." — Howard Cruse, Cartoonist & Graphic Novelist

"Mikhaela B. Reid is, at the start of a promising career, already one of America's sharpest political cartoonists." — Ted Rall


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Attitude 2: The New Subversive Alternative Cartoonists
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Boston Phoenix
Girlfriends
Ms.
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