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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Eric Orner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Other

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Eric grew up in Highland Park, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Eric's works revolve around lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues. He is best known for long running indy comic strip, ''The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green'', which was adapted into a feature film (of the same title) and which received a limited national cinematic release in 2005. He has published comic strips and illustrations in the ''Washington Post'', the ''Boston Globe'' the ''San Francisco Chronicle'' and ''The New Republic''. Eric Orner's cartoon story "Weekends Abroad" was included in Houghton Mifflin's ''Best American Comics 2011''. He has been nominated for the Lambda Literary Award and the Small Press Expo's Ignatz Award.

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