Marc Parenteau is a California-based cartoonist. His work has been featured by The Atlantic, Vox, and Splinter media among others. He is the Visual Editor for the ethnoGRAPHIC series at University of Toronto Press.
Good news about the fate of arrested Chinese dissidents is rare. His own smile in this picture well reflects how we feel about word that Professor Xu Zhangrun, jailed for an essay critical of Xi Jinping, has been released from detention. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/12/world/asia/xu-zhangrun-china-xi.html?referringSource=articleShare
Find inspiration with PEN/Faulkner award winner @JamesHannaham's installment of the PEN to Paper video series as he stirs the imagination to craft detailed, authentic characters! https://bit.ly/2Zh5ElS
Tune into Bela Shayevich's Just Press Play playlist from @penworldvoices - a curated collection of Soviet darkwave music, the "sounds of perestroika." Listen here: https://bit.ly/3f6cgui. #penworldvoices