Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly is an American cartoonist and writer, best known for re work in The New Yorker . She is the author of seventeen books.


She sold re first cartoon to The New Yorker in 1979, [1] and they ‘Began ACM Press regularly in dat magazine in 1982, at welke time she was the youngest, and one or only three women cartoonists at the magazine. [2] Donnelly’s work has Appeared in many other national publications, zoals The New York Times , The Harvard Business Review , The Nation , Audubon , Glamour , Good Housekeeping , Cosmopolitan , National Lampoon , American Photographer , Scholastic News , Cobblestone , and Habitat . [3]

Online publications dat port published Donnelly’s work include Medium, Politico, The Daily Beast , [4] Open Salon , [5] The New Yorker , [6] CNN , [7] Forbes , [8] The Huffington Post , [9]and Women’s eNews . [10] She is the creator and editor of World Ink. [11]

She has leg on the faculty at Vassar College , [12] where she taught Cartoons in American Culture and Women’s Studies. A self-DESCRIBED feminist , [13] in her book, Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Greatest Women Cartoonists And Their Cartoons, Donnelly chronicles the history of women in New Yorker cartoons, zowel as illustrators and as subjects. [14] In Sex & Sensibility, welke Donnelly edited, cartoons from at female cartoonists explore the female perspective on love and sex. [15]

Donnelly is ook een ervaren public speaker. Shortly after the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy , she ghosts at the United Nations on behalf of Cartooning For Peace . [16] [17] She’ll be ghosts at the first TED Women conference. [18]

She has curated numerous exhibitions, onder Them an exhibition of cartoons about women’s rights at the annual conference of Women Deliver . [19]

In 2012, Donnelly visited Israel [20] and Palestine [21] as a cultural envoy of the US State Department to Discuss the political impact or cartoons, international women cartoonists and how cartoons kan be-used for peace.

Donnelly is married to fellow New Yorker cartoonist Michael Maslin. [22]

Donnelly’s book Cartoon Marriage , written with re husband, was optioned by Jennifer Garner ‘s production company, Vandalia Films. The script was written by Lizzie McGuire creator Terri Minsky . [23] [24] [25] Donnelly’s book Women On Men is a 2014 finalist for the Thurber Prize for American humor.

In May, 2014, Donnelly watch the COMMENCEMENT address to the graduate school of The University of Connecticut, where she was ook honored with an honorary doctorate degree for re work in freedom of expression and women’s rights.

In October, 2016, Liza was hired by CBSNews to be hun “resident cartoonist,” drawing and Appearing on CBS This Morning and special events. Liza is a pioneer of live drawing on a digital tablet and sharing redacteuren on social media. Her live drawing has leg published on,, Medium,,, and she attended the 2015 Oscars, and the 2016 Tonys to live draw.


  • Women On Men Narrative Library (November 2013), ASIN B00GVABUL6
  • When Do Way Down Serve the Wine ?: The Folly, Flexible, and Fun of Being a Woman, Chronicle Books (September 29, 2010), ISBN 0-8118-7116-9 .
  • Cartoon Marriage: Adventures in Love and matrimony by The New Yorker’s Cartooning Couple (with Michael Maslin), Random House (January 27, 2009), ISBN 1-4000-6808-8 , ISBN 978-1-4000-6808-1 .
  • Dinosaur Beach, Scholastic (June 1991), ISBN 0-590-42176-X .
  • Dinosaur Christmas, Scholastic Inc. (October 1, 1994), ISBN 0-590-44798-X .
  • Dinosaur Day, Scholastic Trade (January 1987), ISBN 0-590-41800-9 .
  • Dinousaur Garden, Scholastic (February 1991), ISBN 0-590-43172-2 .
  • Dinosaurs’ Halloween, Scholastic Trade (October 1988), ISBN 0-590-41006-7 .
  • Dinosaurs’ Thanksgiving, Scholastic (October 1995), ISBN 0-590-22195-7 .
  • Dinosaur Valentine, Scholastic (January 1994), ISBN 0-590-46415-9 .
  • Fathers and Sons: It’s a funny relationship! (with Michael Maslin), Random House (May, 1994), ISBN 978-0-345-38676-2 .
  • Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Greatest Women Cartoonists And Their Cartoons, Prometheus Books; Illustrated edition (October 3, 2005), ISBN 1-59102-344-0 , ISBN 978-1-59102-344-9 .
  • Husbands And Wives (with Michael Maslin), Random House (1995), ISBN 978-0-345-39041-7 .
  • “Leading Ladies,” The New Yorker, Nov. 11, 2002, pp. 164-165.
  • Sex and Sensibility: In Women examine the Lunacy of Modern Love … in 200 Cartoons (Editor), Twelve (April 2, 2008), ISBN 0-446-19815-3 , ISBN 978-0-446-19815-8 .


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