Spotlight On: Jeet Heer

Who is Jeet Heer?

  • A Canadian journalist known for his essays on literature, culture, and politics, with particular contributions to the study of comics and graphic novels.
  • His articles have appeared in a number of excellent publications, including The National Post, The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, The New Yorker and The Comics Journal.
  • He is also a popular Twitter personality, popularizing the “Twitter essay” form and amassing a healthy following of over 15,000 online followers.

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What should I read next?

  • Find more literary criticism from The Porcupine’s Quill here.
  • Add your recommendations in the comments section.




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