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 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.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on disability services. To request a specific accommodation, contact us at least three weeks prior to the event. Vermont Humanities strives to provide accommodations whenever possible. All event locations are ADA accessible.