Jen Sorensen is a cartoonist and illustrator whose comic “Slowpoke” has been reprinted in such fine publications as Daily Kos Comics, the Village Voice, The Progressive, Ms. Magazine, Funny Times, LA Times, CampusProgress.org, and dozens of altweeklies around the country. Her illustrations have appeared in MAD Magazine, Nickelodeon Magazine, The American Prospect, Legal Affairs, University of Virginia Magazine, and the Women’s Review of Books. She also enjoys writing about politics, and traveled to Denver to blog the 2008 Democratic National Convention for C-VILLE Weekly. In 2010, Jen received a Grambs Aronson “Cartoonist With a Conscience” award, part of the James Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism given out by Hunter College.

For more information, and links to interviews with Jen, please see her bio page.

Jen Sorensen is a cartoonist for Daily Kos, The Nation, In These Times, Politico and other publications throughout the US. She received the 2023 Berryman Award for Editorial Cartooning from the National Press Foundation, and is a recipient of the 2014 Herblock Prize and a 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. She is also a Pulitzer Finalist.



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