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Jen Sorensen

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Jen Sorensen

Jen Sorensen's cartoons have appeared in the The Progressive, Politico, NPR.org, The Austin Chronicle, AlterNet, Funny Times, Los Angeles Times, Ms. Magazine, The Village Voice, Daily Kos, CampusProgress.org, and many alternative newspapers around the country.

Sorensen is the recipient of the 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for editorial cartooning. She also won the National Cartoonists Society Award for Best Editorial Cartoons in 2013. Jen has won several awards from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies and the Grambs Aronson Award from Hunter College. She was named the Herblock Prize Finalist in 2012.

In 2000, Jen won a Xeric grant to publish her first cartoon collection. Jen also does freelance illustration and commissioned comics. Clients have included Nickelodeon Magazine, The American Prospect, Kaiser Health News, NPR, and the National Women's Law Center. A graduate of the University of Virginia, she lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and small canine unit.

Twitter feed: twitter.com/jensorensen

Major Awards
Herblock Prize, 2014
Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, 2013
Sigma Delta Chi Award, 2013
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Description of Presentation: Jen has given presentations at the first annual ACLU convention, the Center for American Progress, UCLA's Hammer Museum, the Rhode Island School of Design, Virginia Festival of the Book, the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art in NYC, and numerous other events. Presentation consists of cartoon slideshow accompanied by entertaining and informative political analysis. Will tailor speech to your needs.
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Availability: Contact for availability; advance notice is greatly appreciated.
Terms: Travel expenses plus a sliding-scale honorarium determined by the size and budget of your organization.
Setup Needs: Digital projector, screen
Other Requirements:
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