Faculty Bios

We proudly offer the bios of our accomplished teachers.

Varud Gupta is the author of the graphic novel Chhotu: A Tale of Partition and Love and the nonfiction travel memoir Bhagwaan Ke Pakwaan: Food of the Gods (both Penguin Random House). His food and travel articles have appeared in National Geographic and America's Test Kitchen, among others, and his short graphic fiction has appeared in Comixense and Inklab. He has worked as head of originals for the production studio Resting Kitsch Face, and taught for the Indian Institute of Art and Design. He holds a BS from New York University.

Teresa Wong is the author of the forthcoming graphic novel All Our Ordinary Stories and the graphic memoir Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression, a finalist for the W.O. Mitchell Book Prize and longlisted for CBC Canada Reads 2020, (both Arsenal Pulp Press). Her comics and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, The Believer, McSweeney's, the CBC, Buzzfeed, and Event Magazine, and she has taught comics workshops for The Believer and The Word on the Street Lethbridge. She holds a BA and a B.Ed from the University of Calgary and a Certificate in Creative Writing from Humber College.