Suzy Becker is a New Yorker cartoonist, award-winning educator and entrepreneur, and the author/illustrator of eleven books for all ages. Her titles include the internationally bestselling, All I Need to Know I Learned From My Cat (over two million copies sold), and two memoirs, I Had Brain Surgery, What's Your Excuse? and One Good Egg.
Suzy works and teaches in the emerging field of graphic medicine: illustrated life narratives of care giving, health, recovery, and illness. The process of making these narratives has documented physical and mental health/wellness benefits for patients, students, professional practitioners, and caregivers.
Yankee magazine named her an “Angel Among Us” for her community service initiatives, including the Ride For AIDS Resources
Ride FAR, the country’s first HIV/AIDS bike-a-thon, which raised over $1 million for HIV/AIDS service organizations.
She has had the good fortune and honor of being a White House Fellow, Radcliffe Fellow, and a perennial finalist in the Publisher’s Clearinghouse Sweepstakes.
She was also the founding Arts teacher at the Parker Charter Essential School in Devens, MA. She lives with her wife, Lorene, with our well-meaning dogs in central Massachusetts.
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