Robyn Chapman, editor

robertaraechapman at gmail dot com

Robyn Chapman is an editor, a publisher, and (sometimes) a cartoonist. She is the publisher of Paper Rocket Minicomics, the editor of The Tiny Report, and the author of Drawing Comics Lab (Quarry Books). She has had many different jobs in comics. She spent five years at The Center for Cartoon Studies, initially as their first fellow and later as their program coordinator and a faculty member. During her time at CCS she earned her MFA in cartooning, having previously earned her BFA at the Savannah College of Art and Design. For a time she worked at Brooklyn’s best comic shop, Desert Island. She also worked as an assistant editor at Graphic Universe, the graphic novel imprint of Lerner Publishing Group. Currently, she is a senior associate editor at First Second—however, American Cult is an independent project and not affiliated with First Second.