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 Weekly, and 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 is a graduate of Columbia University, where she created the first graphic novel thesis in any undergraduate or graduate program.
New York Magazine - “What is Graphic Medicine?” (2018)
New York Magazine - “Rachel Lindsay’s RX Proves Comics are Perfect for Tackling Mental Health” (2018)
Publisher’s Weekly Interview (2018)
VPR Vermont Edition Interview RX (LISTEN) (2018)
Kirkus Reviews: RX (2018)
Seven Days Review of RX (2018)
Take magazine profile (2017)
Seven Days "7 Local Artists to Watch 2017"
VPR Weekly Conversation on the Arts (LISTEN) (2015)