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Dash Shaw

Dash Shaw is a cartoonist and animator whose graphic novel, New School, about two brothers teaching English at a theme park, was named one of the best books of the year by NPR. His other recent books include Doctors, about doctors who enter deceased patients’ afterlives to bring them back from the dead; BodyWorld, about telepathy; and Bottomless Belly Button, about a family gathering at a remote beach house.

In animation, he wrote and directed the independent animated feature My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea, starring the voice talents of Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham, Reggie Watts, Maya Rudolph, and Susan Sarandon.

He was a 2010 Sundance Labs Fellow and a 2014-2015 Cullman Center Fellow at the New York Public Library.