Marek Bennett, M.Ed., is a cartoonist, musician, and educator who leads discovery-based comics workshops for all ages throughout New England and the world beyond! His comics career has included drawing (and self-syndicating) the weekly newspaper strip “Mimi’s Doughnuts”, publishing his quasi-semi-quarterly Mimi’s Doughnuts Zine, serving as the Official Cartoonist of New Hampshire’s Weeks Act Centennial, and drawing comics with artists of all ages in Central America and Eastern Europe. His 2016 graphic novel “The Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby” was named a 2017 Great Graphic Novel for Teens by the Young Adult Library Services Association. He currently draws the daily local history webcomic “LIVE FREE AND DRAW!”
Marek lives along the banks of the Contoocook River in New Hampshire with his dog Greta and his cat Mr. Stripes.