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Jeet Heer is a Canadian author, comics critic,[1] literary critic and journalist.[2] He is a staff writer at The New Republic and as of 2014 was writing a doctoral thesis at York University in Toronto.[needs update][3] He has written for publications including The National Post, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review, and was on the 2016 jury for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.[4] His anthology A Comic Studies Reader, with Kent Worcester, won the 2010 Rollins Award.[5]

Heer has published several books, including:


  1. ^ "A Conversation with Jeet Heer | The Comics Journal". Retrieved 2017-06-13.
  2. ^ "Jeet Heer". The New Republic. Archived from the original on March 15, 2017. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
  3. ^ "Host: Jeet Heer". Alberta, Calgary, Canada: Calgary Wordfest. 2014. Archived from the original on May 27, 2017. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
  4. ^ "2016 Jury". Scotiabank Giller Prize. Archived from the original on May 27, 2017.
  5. ^ "Rollins Book Award". Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  6. ^ HINGSTON, MICHAEL; Heer, Jeet (2015). "Sweet Lechery shows us why Jeet Heer became one of Canada's leading public intellectuals". Retrieved 2017-06-13.
  7. ^ "Jeet Heer Archives – The Paris Review". The Paris Review. Retrieved 2017-06-13.
  8. ^ Acheson, Charles. "Review of Jeet Heer's In Love with Art". Retrieved 2017-06-13.
  9. ^ "Committed: In Love with Art - Françoise Mouly's Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman by Jeet Heer". CBR. 2013-12-18. Retrieved 2017-06-13.
  10. ^ Berlatsky, Eric L. "Review of A Superhero Reader". Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  11. ^ Baetens, Jan. "Review of A Comic Studies Reader". Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  12. ^ Berlatsky, Eric L. "Review of Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium)". Retrieved 2019-01-26.

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