Illustrated by Matthew Kramer

Photo credit: Michelle Mercede

Matthew Kramer is a cartoonist, interdisciplinary writer, & artist who lives in Providence, Rhode Island. Their comics and poetry have appeared in Tin House, The Iowa Review, & The New Yorker Online, among others. They are a Yaddo Fellow and hold a MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University, where they taught comics and digital writing. Kramer’s work can be found at & followed at @canttakemeanywhere on Instagram.

DANDELIONS is their debut, original full-color graphic novel following two best friends, Cappy & Ruby, as they try in vain to make it to the beach on a sunny summer day.

Matthew is represented by Samantha Haywood.