Hillary Chute

Hillary Chute is an American literary scholar, Distinguished Professor of English and Art + Design at Northeastern University and a columnist on comics and graphic novels for The New York Times Book Review.  Chute has published a number of books about graphic narratives, including Graphic Women (2010), Disaster Drawn (2016) and Outside the Box (2014). She was the associate editor of Art Spiegelman's MetaMaus, which won a 2011 National Jewish Book Award and a 2012 Eisner Award. Her book Why Comics?: From Underground to Everywhere (2017) was named one of the "100 Notable Books of 2018" by The New York Times. She is the editor of the collection Maus Now, forthcoming from Pantheon in November 2022.
Art Spiegelman & Hillary Chute in conversation with Jonathan Freedland
Part of BBC Arena at Jewish Book Week  From Superman to Maus, comic art has both subverted and triumphed over popular culture for almost a century. Our latest online event sees Jonathan Freedland joined by Maus creator Art Spiegelman and Hillary Chute, editor of the National Jewish Book Award winner ...