Ellen Forney

Ellen Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder shortly before her thirtieth birthday. A lifelong cartoonist, she collaborated with Sherman Alexie on National Book Award-winning "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, "and created Eisner Award-nominated comic books "I Love Led Zeppelin" and "Monkey Food: The Complete "I Was Seven in '75" Collection. "She teaches comics courses at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington.