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FALL 2022: SORRY

On KJZZ's Illustrated SOAPBOX, we're turning over the the pen to our listeners. For fall, artists tackled the theme SORRY.



UNRESOLVED CHILDHOOD TRAUMA by Summer Schaudt

Summer Schaudt is a queer cartoon illustrator, artist and teacher based in Phoenix. See more of their work at @summeramberart on Instagram.


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SORRY/NOT SORRY by AmyLou Bogen

AmyLou Bogen is a comic creator living in Phoenix who's stories reflect their own experiences growing up queer and working class in the Midwest, wrestling with mental health, learning to trust their own guts and other normal human stuff.


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GET OUT OF JAIL by Paul Morris

Paul Morris grew up in Arizona and retired from working at Arizona State University exactly 29 days before the COVID-19 quarantines began. He plays cornet in a traditional jazz band called the Hot Beignets and spends his days apologizing to people in Tempe.


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SUMMER 2022: HOME

On KJZZ's Illustrated SOAPBOX, we're turning over the the pen to our listeners. For summer, artists tackled the theme HOME.



I DON'T FEEL HER THERE by Kim Porter

Kim Porter is a writer/performer and zealous developer of other people's stories.


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THE SPIDER AND THE CHORES by Tim Agne

Tim Agne is a digital editor for KJZZ who used to be a teacher, stay-at-home dad and semiprofessional video game critic. Find him on Twitter at @timagne.


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I’M JUST LOOKING by Deborah H. Sussman

Deborah H. Sussman is a writer, editor, and teacher living in Tempe, Arizona.


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THE FIRST OF MANY GOODBYES by Emerson Sherman

Emerson Sherman is a young artist and writer from Phoenix. You can find more of her work at @cosmicowboys on Instagram.


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SPRING 2022: LOST

LOST TIME by Rebecca Fish Ewan

Rebecca Fish Ewan works in visual hybrid form and is the writer/illustrator of the books "Doodling for Writers" and "By the Forces of Gravity," a cartoon/poetry memoir. Find her on Instagram @doodlescriptorium.


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PRESENCE by Emerson Sherman

Emerson Sherman is a young artist and writer from Phoenix. You can find more of her work at @cosmicowboys on Instagram.


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THE RAINCOAT by R. Bradley Snyder

When he is not crafting stories, Brad Snyder explains children to adults through research, publications and the podcast Talking About Kids.


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TRUTH UNFOLDS by Monica Aissa Martinez

Monica Aissa Martinez is a visual artist who very recently (in the last two years) discovered why her father enjoyed all things Star Trek.


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MAKING UP LOST TIME by Cynthia Clark Harvey

Cynthia Clark Harvey writes and draws in north Phoenix. Find her on Instagram @mamatutu.az or at cynthiaclarkharvey.com.


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