Nicole Hollander

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General Information

Name: Nicole Hollander

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1939 in Chicago, Illinois


Website: www.nicolehollander.com/

Email: N/A


Illinois Connection

Hollander received her B.F.A. from the University of Illinois and her M.F.A from Boston University. Her work is included in the Library of Congress cartoon collection and The Cartoon Research Library at Ohio State University. At one time she taught a course in conceptual illustration at Columbia College in Chicago. Nicole still lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Nicole Hollander is the woman behind the Sylvia comic strip and is one of the few female cartoonists whose work has been featured in comic pages throughout the United States. Sylvia was first published in 1976 and is now an internationally syndicated comic strip distributed by Tribune Media Services and appearing in more than 80 newspapers. She has published numerous Sylvia collections and has also illustrated many books.

Published Works

  • I'm in Training to Be Tall and Blonde, St. Martins Press, 1979
  • That Woman Must Be on Drugs, St. Martins Press, 1981
  • My Weight Is Always Perfect for My Height, Which Varies , St. Martins Press, 1982
  • Sylvia on Sundays , St. Martins Press, 1983
  • Okay! Thinner Thighs for Everyone, St Martins Press, 1984
  • Never Take Your Cat to a Salad Bar, Vintage, 1987
  • You Can't Take It With You, So Eat It Now! Everyday Strategies from Sylvia , Vintage, 1989
  • Tales From The Planet Sylvia , St. Martins Griffin, 1990
  • Whole Enchilada, Trafalgar Square, 1993
  • Female Problems: An Unhelpful Guide, PreviewPort Editions, 2001
  • An ABC of Vice: The Woman's Bedside Companion , Bibliopola, 2003
  • My Cat's Not Fat, He's Just Big-Boned, Sourcebooks Hysteria, 2007
  • Tales of Graceful Aging from the Planet Denial , Broadway, 2007
  • The Sylvia Chronicles: 30 Years of Graphic Misbehavior from Reagan to Obama , The New Press, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

I'm in Training to Be Tall and Blonde

ISBN: 0312401655
Release Date: 1979-02

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That Woman Must Be on Drugs

ISBN: 0312795106
Release Date: 1981-04

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My Weight Is Always Perfect for My Height, Which Varies

ISBN: 0312558619
Release Date: 1982-08

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Sylvia on Sundays

ISBN: 0312781857
Release Date: 1983-10

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Never Take Your Cat to a Salad Bar

ISBN: 0394755588
Release Date: 1987-11-12

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You Can't Take It With You, So Eat It Now! Everyday Strategies from Sylvia

ISBN: 067972236X
Release Date: 1989-06-18

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The Whole Enchilada

ISBN: 0747516197
Release Date: 1993-10-01

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Female Problems an Unhelpful Guide

ISBN: 1589100379
Release Date: 2001-08

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An ABC of Vice: An Insatiable Women's Guide, Alphabetized

ISBN: 0939883112
Release Date: 2003-09-01

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My Cat's Not Fat, He's Just Big-Boned, 2E

ISBN: 1402208618
Release Date: 2007-03-01

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Tales of Graceful Aging from the Planet Denial

ISBN: 0767926536
Release Date: 2007-09-18

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The Sylvia Chronicles: 30 Years of Graphic Misbehavior from Reagan to Obama

ISBN: 1595584943
Release Date: 2010-07-06

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Nicole Hollander on WorldCat

Nicole Hollander on Amazon

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