Leanne Franson

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Leanne Franson
Born 1963
Regina, Saskatchewan
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater Concordia University
Known for Liliane, Bi-Dyke
Awards Governor General's Award
Website www.leannefranson.com

Leanne Franson (born 1963 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian illustrator and cartoonist.

After art studies at Concordia University in Montreal, where she graduated in 1985, she studied ceramics in 1988-1989. She then worked as a children's book illustrator for several Canadian publishers, in both English and French. She lives in Saskatoon.

She is known for her semi-autobiographical comics featuring the female bisexual character Liliane, Bi-Dyke.[1] These have been included in various anthologies and collected in books.

In 1997, she was a finalist for a Governor General's Award for her illustration work on L'Ourson qui voulait une Juliette.[2]

Selected publications[edit]

For children[edit]

Liliane, Bi-Dyke[edit]

  • Assume Nothing: Evolution of a Bi-Dyke, Slab-O-Concrete, 1997.
  • Teaching Through Trauma, Slab-O-Concrete, 1999.
  • Don't Be a Crotte!, 2004.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cronin, Brian (November 5, 2008). "A Month of Good LGBT Comics – Liliane, Bi-Dyke". Comic Book Resources.
  2. ^ "CUMULATIVE LIST OF FINALISTS FOR THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARDS" (PDF).

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