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Martin Rowson

Biography

Award winning cartoonist and writer whose work has appeared regularly in The Guardian, The Daily Mirror, The Independent on Sunday, The Morning Star, The Spectator, The Times, Index on Censorship, Tribune, New HUmanist and many other publications.
Books include graphic novelisations of T S Eliot’s The Waste Land and Sterne’s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, plus an updated adaptation of Gulliver’s Travels, due to be published in March 2011. Other books include “The Limerickiad”, a novel “Snatches”, “Fuck: The Human Odyssey”, “The Dog Allusion: Gods, Pets and How to be Human” and “Stuff”, a memoir of his late parents which was long listed for the 2007 Samuel Johnson Prize.
He is a trustee of the Cartoon Museum, a former vice-president of the Zoological Society of London and Ken Livingstone’s former cartoonist laureate for London (paid 1 pint of London Pride per annum, and STILL 6 pints in arrears…)

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