Jules Feiffer

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General Information

Name: Jules Feiffer

Pen Name: None


Born: 1929

Website: www.julesfeiffer.com/

Email: julesfeiffer@gmail.com

Illinois Connection

Feiffer taught at Northwestern University in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jules was raised in The Bronx, New York City, New York, where he graduated from James Monroe High School in 1947. Feiffer is an adjunct professor at Stony Brook Southampton. Previously he taught at the Yale School of Drama and Northwestern University. He has been a Senior Fellow at the Columbia University National Arts Journalism Program. He was in residence at the Arizona State University Barrett Honors College from November 27 to December 2, 2006. In June–August 2009, Feiffer was in residence as a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College, where he taught an undergraduate course on graphic humor in the 20th century.

Published Works

Bark, George , HarperCollins, 1999

Meanwhile... , HarperCollins, 1999

Backing Into Forward: A Memoir, Nan A. Talese, 2010

Little Murders, Samuel French, Inc, 1968

I Lost My Bear , HarperCollins, 2000

A Barrel of Laughs, A Vale of Tears, HarperCollins, 1998

The Man in the Ceiling , HarperCollinS, 1995

A Bad Friend, Dramatist's Play Service, 2005

The House Across the Street, Hyperion Book CH , 2002

Tantrum, Fantagraphics Books, 1997

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

I Lost My Bear

ISBN: 0688177220
Release Date: 2000-08-08

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The Man in the Ceiling (Michael Di Capua Books)

ISBN: 0062059076
Release Date: 1995-06-08

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A Bad Friend - Acting Edition

ISBN: 0822219816
Release Date: 2004-01-01

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The House Across the Street

ISBN: 0786809108
Release Date: 2002-10-07

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ISBN: 1560972823
Release Date: 1997-10

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Literary Awards

  • Pulitzer Prize, The Village Voice

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Jules Feiffer on WorldCat

Jules Feiffer on Amazon


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