About Sophie Yanow

Sophie Yanow



Author’s Graphic Novel

Teen, Adult

Sophie Yanow is an artist from the San Francisco area. She used to live in Montreal; the Maple Spring notably inspired her first book, La guerre des rues et des maisons (La mauvaise tête, 2013). Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Guardian, Los Angeles Review of Books and The Nib. Her English translation of Dominique Goblet's Faire semblant c’est mentir won the Scott-Moncrieff Award. She also won an Eisner Award for The Contradictions, translated and published by Pow Pow in 2024.


Les contradictions | The Contradictions – Pow Pow (2024) | Drawn & Quarterly (2020)
La guerre des rues et des maisons – La mauvaise tête (2013)
What is a Glacier? – Retrofit Comics (2017)


Faire semblant c’est mentir : Scott-Moncrieff Award
The Contradictions : Eisner Award

MCAF 2024

Present at 

Drawn & Quarterly   A09

Pow Pow   A10

Book Signing Schedule

Sunday, May 26

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2017, 2018, 2024