Writer, Poppies of Iraq
Brigitte Findakly was born in Mosul, Iraq, in 1959 and lived there until 1973. Poppies of Iraq is the story of her childhood, co-written with and drawn by her husband, cartoonist Lewis Trondheim. The graphic novel will be published by Drawn & Quarterly in Fall 2017. Findakly has worked as a colorist since 1982, with work for Disney and Spirou. She also colored a number of graphic novels including Lapinot, Le Chat du Rabbin, Le Retour à la Terre, and Ralph Azham. Findakly and Trondheim have two children and live in the south of France.