Eileen Townsend is a comics artist and culture writer, originally from Memphis, Tennessee. She graduated with an M.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in the spring of 2017. She is the recipient of Association of Alternative Newsmedia Award for Art Criticism (’16) and Green Eyeshade Awards (’15 & ’16) for Feature Writing and Art Criticism. She currently writes (and draws) about raves, relationships, outsider art, and bad movies.