Book Spotlight: Little Fish by Ramsey Beyer

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Little Fish

A Memoir from a Different Kind of Year

To 18-year-old Ramsey Beyer, the transition from smalltown Michigan high schooler to big East Coast city art school student wasn’t entirely easy. Like most college freshmen, Ramsey experienced a wide range of emotions throughout the year, from being painfully homesick to gleefully independent–and everything in between. Through journal entries, collages, lists, and comic-style artwork, she tells a deeply personal story of her journey from childhood to independence.

Praise

“Beyer’s debut captures her introspection with earnest, appealing black-and-white panels. . . . Wary college-bound students will find comfort in this sincere and endearing look at freshman year.” -Booklist
“Her story is easy to relate to and recommended. . . ” -Kirkus Reviews

Author Ramsey Beyer

Ramsey Beyer grew up on a farm in Michigan before escaping to city life in Baltimore, MD, where she received a BFA in experimental animation. She currently lives in Philadelphia, PA and keeps her hands busy with all sorts of projects and activities, including gardening, riding her bike all over Philly, taking her dog Rover for long walks, and working on comics in coffee shops. She has been making zines since 2004 when she discovered a love of minicomics through Snakepit, Jeffrey Brown, Nicole Georges, and Clutch. Little Fish is her first published book.