Jessica Abel is the founder of the Creative Focus Workshop and Autonomous Creative Collective, and author of "Growing Gills: How to Find Creative Focus When You're Drowning in Your Daily Life," the graphic novel "La Perdida," and two textbooks about making comics, "Drawing Words & Writing Pictures" and "Mastering Comics." Her book "Out on the Wire" is about how the best radio and podcast producers in the world use story to keep us listening. Jessica’s latest work of fiction is the Eisner-nominated "Trish Trash: Rollergirl of Mars." She is chair of the illustration program at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
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