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Sarah Mirk @sarahmirk Portland, OR

Comics + journalism. Web producer @reveal. More work: @thenib & @BitchMedia. Obsessive zine-maker & writer of an illustrated oral history of GITMO. 🏳️‍🌈🌯🔥

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Joined Twitter 3/16/09


Just reflecting on how unfair it is that teens of my generation got Dashboard Confessional and teens today get Mits… https://t.co/B3gALD1RBA @JuliaCoyner I'm sure nothing whatsoever will happen.I'm a little freaked out by how vegan bacon always smells exactly like Beggin' Strips dog treats.I spent the morning listening to disco (thanks to @yourewrongabout!) and drawing a comic. Now I'm heading into the… https://t.co/uKobaIZ8bAFirst actual copy of Guantanamo Voices spotted in real life!! https://t.co/rX0dhdEeTy @LVikkiml oh my GOD it is so unfair that you got your copy before I got mine! 😊 You have to tell me how it is.My latest piece for @TheCut! Thanks to all of these Black professionals who were so vulnerable in sharing their ex… https://t.co/wXIVNg2JuO
Retweeted by Sarah MirkPeople not from Florida yelled about how irresponsible and stupid young people in the state were by partying, based… https://t.co/fERCLLqBSX
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk @zombivish @TheBeguiling cool! I'm glad to see it available in Canada already! @LVikkiml what a cool bit of history!! @grease_bat I want to let you know that someone in Portland has been posting cardboard signs around town that say “… https://t.co/n3cGw9G16N
8/12
2020
100% chance of my cat disrupting this very important professional interview by climbing on top of my headI'm interviewing one of my all-time favorite artists later today and am nervously rearranging the books in my Zoom background.https://t.co/j7pHh0Flj4https://t.co/AVWrdVlOKXhttps://t.co/qmExC5kgfmhttps://t.co/10QsEFTxpfhttps://t.co/X38rqm4emEDoes anyone else feel like they are trapped on a spaceship with an increasingly restless crew? https://t.co/mdQ7J1MVQD“Each year in prison takes 2 years off an individual's life expectancy.”-@PrisonPolicy is one of the most terrifyin… https://t.co/ReuONRxcHZ
Retweeted by Sarah MirkI voted. Did you? Portlanders have until 8pm tonight to turn in ballots for the special City Council election! https://t.co/mMGwgNItko
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk.@StreetRoots vendors are getting ready to hit the streets for sales for the first time in FIVE MONTHS — and you c… https://t.co/OqJ73mvMUZ
Retweeted by Sarah MirkThis is big news, but it'll be measured by the actual impact it has on policing. Will officers stick protesters w/… https://t.co/OG88wYoA5e
Retweeted by Sarah MirkICYMI: My comic “Caged Lives” is now online at @thenib ! It’s an illustration of @MansoorAdayfi ‘s experience befr… https://t.co/bsVdKHSQJE
Retweeted by Sarah MirkI have always wondered how someone who’s my exact same age and grew up in Santa Monica could become a virulent raci… https://t.co/Ycgq2PZOCuCongrats to my friend @jeanguerre whose crucial book Hatemonger comes out today! https://t.co/uhA1g1iQpD
8/11
2020
@HNewlevant this looks so rad!!Land acknowledgement app! Text the name of a city, state to 907-312-5085 to find out whose land you’re on. Made… https://t.co/XrH23y5PpS
Retweeted by Sarah MirkSince ”looting” is the topic let’s refer to James Baldwin on this one. Gonna do it every time https://t.co/YLBZjbWu5O
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk @ktabors @MansoorAdayfi @KaneIcarusLynch @thenib This comic was adapted by a piece @MansoorAdayfi wrote for a memoi… https://t.co/lNKoEHLnCrThe stimulus checks were meant to get average Americans through the lockdown, but those $1,200 payouts were small c… https://t.co/KO7cQSUoeZ
Retweeted by Sarah MirkWhat's it like to work in an Amazon warehouse during the pandemic? A worker talked to @reveal anonymously for this… https://t.co/wP1D1X0otLThis comic by @MansoorAdayfi illustrated by @KaneIcarusLynch about the animals at Guantanamo is truly astounding. R… https://t.co/1vowsnZSL5Yesterday morning, one or more people allegedly threw pipe bombs at a small crowd of protesters gathered in Laurelh… https://t.co/8nW1Bykar0
Retweeted by Sarah MirkArt exhibit by @DontShootPdx open today at 916 NW Flanders https://t.co/bZWmNJpnxh
Retweeted by Sarah MirkSix years ago today, Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri -- one of the pivo… https://t.co/BVPMV0Af96
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8/10
2020
@inafutureage That’s so sweet!filipino abcs // selling high quality 8 1/2 x 11 prints of these for $40 / venmo malaka-gharib w your addy and i wi… https://t.co/0Cv3z3bB3w
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8/9
2020
This “government should be run like a business” mentality is going to be the death of us. https://t.co/ZCSbxKN2C2
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8/8
2020
Signing book plates for bookstores. 20 down... 180 to go. https://t.co/0QSD9gzcmm
8/7
2020
I printed up more copies of these comics documenting Portland's Black Lives Matter protests in June. I'm donating a… https://t.co/9nrLwRdslkReminder — if you don't support the media you like, you'll end up stuck with the media you hate I just sent $50 to… https://t.co/YzauW3xmQL
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8/6
2020
.@alex_zee and I interviewed three Portlanders who were detained by feds in July—including one who was snatched and… https://t.co/TABSjTglvc
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk @backthatelfup I also try to do this but constantly mess up. I say “people in the U.S.” when I remember to. @WesRist The book comes out 9/8. Here's the publisher's page with more info -- please feel free to get in touch if… https://t.co/dvU0GcC6b7The cover is by artist @DTNart. I wanted an image that evoked the "beautiful postcard" vision of the prison that th… https://t.co/INNJcCDzl4 @Lubchansky @tuckwoodstock @thenib I would say it was a "negotiation."Artist @NomiRamone illustrated some essential infographics for the front of the book, including this timeline. Supe… https://t.co/INpU1yW7g9 @ClaudiaStellar thank you! @Starecheski thanks Laura! @DebiCornwall your book of photos was inspiring to me! I got a copy while writing this book and I think your photos… https://t.co/8wkgooOoLYHere's a link to the publisher's page with more info + links to preorder. Just FYI, I am donating all future royalt… https://t.co/3NCNWyz9TX @sav_tracy @inafutureage You can preorder right now from your favorite bookstore or comics shop! A list of links is… https://t.co/hrCgE1o0mWI'm doing press now for this book, which debuts on September 8. Hit me up if you'd like to talk, I'm happy to do in… https://t.co/XfLcpURRDtArtist @Portmento developed the color palette for the book, inspired by the sunset tones of the sky every night at… https://t.co/PpAjbNAbVgExtremely speedy and thoughtful artist @KaneIcarusLynch turned a powerful story by @MansoorAdayfi into an astoundin… https://t.co/KffV9ZpP6MI was so, so happy that Polish artist @kasiababis was up for drawing a chapter in this book. Her stunning colors de… https://t.co/j3Da7KLwJBWhen @tracy_chahwan turned in the final art for a chapter illustrating the experiences of @PradhanAlka, I was blown… https://t.co/UnKc9MBLwiEvery line artist Omar Khouri draws has such raw emotional power. He illustrated the heartbreaking story of former… https://t.co/Rr8AbjnKAQArtist @abeguez beautifully handled a challenging story about Matthew Diaz, who made the very tough decision to lea… https://t.co/eq4OJi9JdMThis page drawn by @GRRD based on my interview with @glynco is where I hope readers really stop and say, "What have… https://t.co/TEatCq9TP7Artist @jeremywins is the master of clean, crisp layouts. He is able to fit so much information onto a page and sti… https://t.co/iiTHa9q4pbThis is my favorite page drawn by @che_saunders, who illustrated the interview with the director of @Reprieve's Lif… https://t.co/AwJVDqL2wtArtist @HNewlevant had the tough task of drawing my perspective as a reporter visiting Guantanamo. Each of their pa… https://t.co/svRApEC4h7Artist @sciencecomic's use of light and shadow is absolutely stunning. He illustrated the interview with lawyer Tho… https://t.co/FL0UqODKHpGuantanamo Voices debuts in one month. I hope to change the way Americans think about Guantanamo & prompt a reckoni… https://t.co/vG0lXks9FSI love this review so much. Thanks for taking the time to read Guantanamo Voices and write about it, @Wyrm_ebooks!… https://t.co/N5cjYB0C9uSuch a thoughtful review!! Thank you! One month until this book debuts into the world. 👀 https://t.co/c4JwaLbu4LOregon writers! Get paid, get published! I’m sure many people I know have a story in them on the theme of “feed.” https://t.co/wXPxn4lww6
8/5
2020
@MrOlmos @OPB heyyyy nice!!!While all these plazas and parklets look a bit different, they have something in common: They remind us that street… https://t.co/M4fM77XJe9
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk @kari_paul also my favorite days were when it rained ash from wildfires so we didn't have to go outside for P.E. 😂 Super normal. @kari_paul When I was a kid in Southern California, we assembled earthquake go bags in school. At the end of the ye… https://t.co/CzKHtt7Vrh @Wyrm_ebooks ✨it gives them power over you... very dangerous! 🔮🔥TFW you won’t tell anyone your name. https://t.co/QBm6rnCQl2Extremely cool https://t.co/EAm7qucpTZ
Retweeted by Sarah MirkThis is all the political analysis I have for the moment. https://t.co/JupCgvL6NUMy copy of the Power issue is here! The cover by @richiepope looks damn good! https://t.co/h3UK9EMzby
8/4
2020
"Everybody involved in allowing people to die from Covid-19 will get away with it, because being a bad person is no… https://t.co/2Vfg83P6Fc
Retweeted by Sarah MirkOK here it is. I wrote about what the wildly popular Instagram account QUEER APPALACHIA. What it is, and what it is… https://t.co/o7TueD9Iqc
Retweeted by Sarah MirkI met Tawanda Jones in 2015, soon after Freddie Gray died in police custody. She was fighting for her brother Tyron… https://t.co/in77jDihOX
Retweeted by Sarah MirkThis lil book debuted! In a pandemic!! And it’s only $10 bc the author wanted to keep it accessible! RT it! Share i… https://t.co/2O4x3yaXrD
Retweeted by Sarah MirkIt’s been 6 weeks since Multnomah County made it mandatory for all county jail staff to wear face coverings. Yet j… https://t.co/bLU8o6baxS
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk @aubreyhirsch It's unfair that you are so good looking in addition to being so talented!!
8/3
2020
@havi If you’re looking to drive rather than walk, the drive to Lake Casitas and back is really pretty! 😊 @havi Go see a vista of the beach! There are cool trails at Santa Barbara Shores Park and it is usually not suer… https://t.co/51cpYXjCDySign at my neighborhood dry cleaner. Ah... 2020. https://t.co/WvfV5KrPM6
8/1
2020
@alex_zee @Leah_Sottile I would like one, but only if every journalist gets one, the vests all match, and they all… https://t.co/FyCJzjJXRa @tuckwoodstock @mistersowers @USPS how can we get this back in stock @USPS? Now more than ever, the nation needs sn… https://t.co/k4DZdmSbz1 @mistersowers @tuckwoodstock Ummm they also sell a crop top?? Honestly would love to see this as a new @usps unifor… https://t.co/oyw3L1FOBvEven in a hypothetical scenario where I found all criteria for being a "journalist" sound and fair, I would not adv… https://t.co/4ZCrNqbG4r
Retweeted by Sarah Mirk @carmenmmachado I'm so glad that so many people bought this book! A testament to it being extremely good. Congrats! 🏆 @vanessapamela I honestly think New Yorkers think they're more hard-working and ambitious than West Coasters becaus… https://t.co/dGNIB7wmWn @dancer_em13 so cute, I love it!!I really, honestly do not understand this level of shock. We’ve been ringing this alarm for nearly two decades. https://t.co/KXwJGd2XLr
Retweeted by Sarah MirkHi all! I'm hiring writers who are interested in joining our roster of teaching artists at @literaryarts' youth pro… https://t.co/8SZBYc9i36
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7/31
2020
DHS “has compiled “intelligence reports” about the work of American journalists covering protests in Portland, Ore.… https://t.co/0NAb3Q6SU9
Retweeted by Sarah Mirkthis is so screwed up https://t.co/2kmFDm0FJjDepartment of Homeland Security issued internal legal guidance telling officers they would not be held liable for t… https://t.co/FMqX6m16Bv
Retweeted by Sarah MirkI help write this series, based on interviews done by @reveal reporters and illustrated by @MsThiBui! We're going t… https://t.co/yrokNkNu1m
7/30
2020

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