Photo by Monika Rivard


Rachel Lindsay

is a Burlington, Vermont-based cartoonist.

She is the author of RX: A Graphic Memoir, which received acclaim from New York Magazine, Kirkus Reviews and Publisher’s Weekly, among others. RX was also the featured book for US National Network of Libraries of Medicine's mental health month 2019, and was included on the American Association of Medical Colleges' 2019 Top Ten list of summer reads for "any student interested in pursuing a career in medicine."

She is also the creator of Rachel Lives Here Now, a comic strip about Vermont-centric themes, which ran weekly in Vermont’s alternative newspaper Seven Days from 2016-2019 and as a webcomic from 2013-2016.

Lindsay has spoken about RX at Columbia University, Harvard Medical School, The Miami Book Fair, Mount Sinai Hospital's Icahn School of Medicine and universities and hospitals across the US.

Her work can be seen in The New Yorker, Issue #4 of James Kochalka's Superfuckers Forever series, Spiralbound, The Ladybroad Ledger, and The Maple Key Comics Anthology.

She has appeared on Vermont Public Radio's Vermont Edition, as well as in Eva Sollberger's web video series Stuck in Vermontand was named a cartoonist to watch by the Comics Reporter in 2017.


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Time-lapse filmed by Meghan O'Rourke - August 2015. Music "Maybe it's Love," by R, 2007.

"Stuck in Vermont" Profile - 1/21/15

"The T" Interview with Emoji and Nikki - 5/30/17

"Seriously Seven Days" Interview with Bryan Parmelee - 7/9/17

"Wizard of Life" reading at Vermont Comedy Club - 1/30/16. Part of the "Welcome to Gurlington" variety show.