Born in Saint-Malo, France, in 1983, Julie Delporte lives in Montreal, where she publishes books and zines. Journal, a collection of her journal comics, was published by Koyama Press in May 2013. In 2011–2012, she was a fellow at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. She has published a French children’s book (Je suis un raton laveur), as well as some short pieces at L’employé du Moi (Belgium) and in various anthologies. She was the former organizer of Montreal’s forty-eight-hour comics festival and newsprint anthology, and she runs the comics-centric radio show Dans ta Bulle. Colored pencils and dogs with long ears are her favorite antidepressants.