Liana Finck is a graphic novelist and “New Yorker” cartoonist and maintains a monthly advice-column comic called “Dear Pepper,” a weekly drawing for the “Süddeutsche Zeitung ...
Let There Be Light
Liana Finck will read from and discuss her graphic novel Let There Be Light (2021), an adaptation of the Book of Genesis with a female God. Finck, a cartoonist for the New Yorker and graphic novelist, wrote the book as an exercise in finding a sense of belonging in her religion—Judaism—and to forge a somewhat irreverent mythology for herself as a female artist. Finck will also discuss her most recent book, a memoir masquerading as a parenting guidebook entitled How to Baby (2024), and her in-progress, off-kilter etiquette guide, What to Do When, which will come out in 2025.