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A sketch of a woman's thoughts and worries on the medications she is taking and the work of daily life
Fall Festival

What is Graphic Medicine?

Live Event
October 5, 2022: 7:00 pm

Author and cartoonist Rachel Lindsay explores the themes of mental illness and psychopharmaceutical advertising, as chronicled in her book RX: A Graphic Memoir.

About Rachel Lindsay

Rachel Lindsay with dark hair and her mouth slightly open looking away.Photo by Monika Rivard
Photo by Monika Rivard

Rachel Lindsay is a Vermont cartoonist and creator of “Rachel Lives Here Now,” a comic strip that ran weekly in the alternative newspaper Seven Days. RX: A Graphic Memoir was the featured book for the US National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s Mental Health Month 2019 and was included on the American Association of Medical Colleges’ top ten summer reads list the same year. Lindsay has spoken at the Columbia University Narrative Medicine Rounds, Harvard Medical School, Miami Book Fair, Toronto Comics Arts Festival, Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, and Mount Sinai Hospital’s Icahn School of Medicine.

Underwriter:  Anne Commire Fund for Women in the Humanities

About the Fall Festival 2022

Join us in October during National Arts and Humanities Month for our Where We Land Fall Festival, a remix of our Annual Fall Conference. Attend in-person events in communities around Vermont or join hybrid events online. Many sessions will center around the themes of our Vermont Reads 2022 selection, The Most Costly Journey, a comics collection of stories told by migrant workers in Vermont.

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October 5, 2022
7:00 pm
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(802) 773-1860


Rutland Free Library
10 Court St
Rutland, VT 05701 United States
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