Jules Feiffer is a cartoonist, playwright, children’s book author and illustrator, and member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches a humor writing class at Stony Brook Southampton College and lives in Southampton, New York.
"His versatility may be accidental, but he has become masterly in each of his various roles, as artist, playwright and author." – The New York Times
"There's an extremely short list of Americans working in comics who deserves the designation 'genius,' and clearly Feiffer is one of them." – Comics Buyer's Guide
"Samuel Johnson said he hoped God would think he had made good of his God-given talents. Jules Feiffer need have no dread of such an audit... What has made his services so welcome for so many years now is his possession, in addition to high intelligence, of something no hypocrite or egomaniac could claim, which is a human sense of humor." – Kurt Vonnegut