Tom Toro is a cartoonist and writer whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, The New Haven Review, Narrative, and Audubon, among others. His debut memoir and cartoon collection about breaking into The New Yorker while battling depression will be out from Dock Street Press in 2017. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Tom now lives in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife, kid, and cat.
The Bright Side
“A Lesson in Point of View”
21st Century Existentialism
Instinct gets even the best of us only so far.
“The best laid plans of mice and men…”
“Method writing only gets you so far”
“Most writers aren’t recognized in their lifetimes, but there’s always hope.”
“Everything I know about writing I learned from cats.”