Julia AlekseyevaCreators / Kids Creators
Born in the former USSR but raised a proud citizen of Chicago, Julia Alekseyeva is an author-illustrator currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Her first full-length graphic novel, a nonfiction historical memoir entitled Soviet Daughter, will be published by Microcosm in January 2017. Her work investigates memory, historical trauma, and revolutionary politics. Along with her artwork, she also teaches college courses on film, literature, and comics history.