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Mac McGill

Publication

“Ogre”

Hometown

New York City

Bio

Mac McGill is a hypnotically pointillistic artist whose illustrations have appeared in The Progressive; Tikkun, The Source, and World War 3 Illustrated; Chimurenga magazine in South Africa and Madburger and Warburger in Slovenia; and the books Wobblies! A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World (Verso) and Mumia Abu-Jamal’s All Things Censored (Seven Stories Press). His 2001 book IX XI MMI is in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. He has exhibited his work in New York City at the School of Visual Arts, Theater for the New City, ABC No Rio, and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine; in Greece, Italy, and Portugal; and occasionally performs by narrating his images over live music. He also illustrated Marien Tillet’s adult fairy tale Ogre, published by Éditions CMDE in France in April. His forthcoming graphic novel Song for Katrina, about the disastrous New Orleans flood of 2005, will be published in 2020 by Éditions CMDE. A native New Yorker, he lives in Manhattan’s East Village.

About "Ogre"

What happens when a father does the worst: kill his own children? Victim of the perfidy of Tom Thumb, the Ogre, at the edge of its end, lying in snow that will be his shroud, remembers the infernal fear that led him to commit the irreparable.