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Jules Feiffer Award Winning Cartoonist, Playwright and Screenwriter

Biography

Jules Ralph Feiffer is a syndicated cartoonist and author, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 as America's leading editorial cartoonist. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and an adjunct professor at Stony Brook Southampton. His internationally syndicated cartoon, Feiffer, ran for 42 years in the Village Voice. In 2004, he was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame. Feiffer has written more than 35 books, plays and screenplays. His sensibility permeates a wide range of creative work, from his Obie-winning play Little Murders, to his screenplay for Carnal Knowledge, to his Oscar-winning anti-military short subject animation Munro. Retrospectives of his cartoons and drawings have been mounted at the New York Historical Society, The School of Visual Arts, and the Library of Congress. Kill My Mother, the first of a trilogy of noir graphic novels won the Best Graphic Novel Award from the National Cartoonist Society. 

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