Sixteen cartoons, seventeen cartoonists (Liana Finck has a “Sketchbook”). One duo that we know of (Pia Guerra and Ian Boothby. The Spill counts duos as one cartoonist), and one newbie: Gabrielle Drolet, the 8th new cartoonist added to the magazine’s stable this year, and the 108th new cartoonist added under Emma Allen, the cartoon editor since May of 2017.
Gabrielle can now add that to her profile!
Gabrielle Drolet is a writer and cartoonist based in Montreal. She started freelancing for magazines and newspapers in 2019; her essays and articles have since appeared in the New York Times, the Globe and Mail, the Walrus, the CBC, and more.
She’s a contributor at the New Yorker, and has also illustrated for the Globe and Mail, the CBC, and the Coast.
Gabrielle Drolet, a 24-year-old writer and cartoon artist, was overjoyed when she saw the latest copy of The New Yorker magazine in her mailbox. In it was her first-ever in-print cartoon displaying some London pride.
“It was definitely inspired by my four years at Western [University] where the geese were, uh, terrifying oftentimes,” she told CBC News between chuckles.
Her cartoon, which the prominent magazine bought from her a year ago, depicts a Canada goose speaking to her goslings and telling them ‘Today, we learn how to terrorize the park.’