Rachel Lindsay

is a Burlington, Vermont-based cartoonist.

She is the author of RX: A Graphic Memoir (2018, Grand Central Publishing), about her experience working in psychopharmaceutical advertising and subsequent hospitalization for bipolar mania, which has received acclaim from Kirkus Reviews, Publisher's Weeklyand New York Magazine, among others

Her comic strip - Rachel Lives Here Now - appears weekly in Vermont's alternative newspaper Seven Days, and has gained wide acclaim for its humorous take on Vermont-centric themes.

A powerful new voice in the mental health realm of the Graphic Medicine community, Lindsay has spoken about RX at Columbia University, Harvard Medical School, The Miami Book Fair, Mount Sinai Hospital's Icahn School of Medicine, the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo, and the California Institute of Integral Studies, among others. RX was also the featured book for US National Network of Libraries of Medicine's mental health month, 2019.

She also appears in Issue #4 of James Kochalka's Superfuckers Forever series, the online comics journal Spiralbound, the femme alt-comics newspaper The Ladybroad Ledger, and issues 1-3 of the Maple Key Comics Anthology.

She has appeared on Vermont Public Radio's Vermont Edition and , 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.

She is a graduate of Columbia University, where she created the first graphic novel thesis in any undergraduate or graduate program. 


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.

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