Leila Abdelrazaq is a Chicago-based Palestinian artist and organizer. She is a recent graduate of DePaul University where she double majored in Theatre Arts and Arabic Studies. During her time at DePaul, Leila served in her chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), helping to pass the DePaul Divest referendum. She is also a member of the National Students for Justice in Palestine Steering Committee. When not drawing comics, studying Arabic, or working with SJP, Leila enjoys carpentry, painting, breaking things, and making a mess.
ARTICLES FEATURING LEILA
Stitching Out a Life in Graphic Memoir
With "Baddawi," Leila Abdelrazaq joins women cartoonists engaged in life writing. Not just Satrapi, but Alison Bechdel, Lynda Barry, and Phoebe Gloeckner....