Françoise Mouly  

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Françoise Mouly (b. 1955) is a Paris-born French artist and designer best known for her work with RAW, a showcase publication for cutting edge comic art, and as art editor of The New Yorker, a position she has held since 1993.

She is married to Art Spiegelman (author of Maus, in which she makes brief appearances) and cofounded with him RAW magazine, which she published and co-edited from 1980 to 1991. Starting in 1977, she published and edited the Streets of Soho and Tribeca Map and Guide, until she sold it in 1991. In 2000, she edited a collection of New Yorker cover art published to commemorate the magazine's 75th anniversary. In 2005, she curated an exhibit of New Yorker Covers for the Norman Rockwell Museum in Massachusetts.

In 2000, she founded a Raw Junior division which publishes Little Lit, comics for children. She is currently developing a new series of comics for beginning readers, TOON into Reading.

Mouly appears in the 1988 documentary film, Comic Book Confidential.

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