Peter Kuper

Peter Kuper’s work appears regularly in The New Yorker, The Nation, and Mad, where he wrote and illustrated “Spy vs. Spy” for 26 years. In 1979 he co-founded World War 3 Illustrated, a political comix magazine that is still published to this day. He has produced over two dozen books including Sticks and Stones, The System, Diario de Oaxaca, Drawn to New York, adaptations of many of Franz Kafka’s works including The Metamorphosis and the short story collection Kafkaesque as well as Joseph Conrad’s Heart Of Darkness. Translations of his work have appeared in Greece, Italy, France, Spain, Slovenia, China, Brazil, Poland, Sweden, Israel, Turkey, Germany and Mexico. Peter has lectured and exhibited his work extensively throughout the world and teaches Harvard University’s first class dedicated to graphic novels. He was the 2020-21 Jean Strouse Fellow at The New York Public Library’s Cullman Center and received a 2022 Yaddo residency.
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