An Embarrassment of Witches

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Top Shelf Productions
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6.2 X 8.4 X 0.8 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author

JENN JORDAN is the co-author of Darwin Carmichael is Going to Hell and is currently working on her doctorate in medieval history at SUNY Stony Brook. Her research focuses on women's movement, knowledge, and identity in medieval Italy. She lives in New York with her person, Steve, and two cats, Samantha and Robin.

SOPHIE GOLDSTEIN is a graphic novelist, illustrator and comics instructor. Her other books include House of Women, The Oven, and Darwin Carmichael is Going to Hell, which have received multiple Ignatz Awards and Best American Comics selections, among other honors. If she could choose an animal familiar it would be a wolf.


Praise for An Embarrassment of Witches
"This affable coming-of-age fantasy... add[s] a touch of magic to familiar human comedy." -- Publishers Weekly

"A fantasy grounded in the mundane, An Embarrassment of Witches is a work with magic at its center, casting a unique spell through its memorable, lovable characters." -- Foreword Reviews

"Rich and funny fantasy worldbuilding makes this graphic novel about twenty-something post-college angst a charming (pun intended) read." -- Faith Erin Hicks (Pumpkinheads, The Nameless City)

"An Embarrassment of Witches is a heartfelt, funny look at how childhood friendships grow up into adult friendships. Goldstein and Jordan give their characters room to make mistakes, change, and learn how to forgive each other (and themselves)." -- Melanie Gillman (As the Crow Flies, Steven Universe)

Praise for Sophie Goldstein and Jenn Jordan:

"Sophie Goldstein's artwork looks very simple, but it's the kind of simplicity that's complexity boiled down to a potent concentrate." -- The New York Times

"Strong and complex." -- The AV Club

"Remarkable... a creator whose approach to SF consistently defies expectations." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"The apocalyptic climax of the strip manages to combine the character work, the mythological work and the snarky modern take on same together into a beautifully satisfying and cohesive package." -- HighLow