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Ellen Forney learned to be 'Rock Steady' despite bipolar disorder

Cartoonist Ellen Forney.
Photo by Jacob Peter Fennell.
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Cartoonist Ellen Forney.

When cartoonist Ellen Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in the 90s, she knew she wanted to use her art to make sense of her new reality.

This resulted in a graphic memoir called "Marbles" that told the story of her experience and linked it to other creators. Her new book, "Rock Steady", offers advice gleaned from the lessons she's learned along the way.

Year started with KUOW: 1985 – 1986, 1991 – 2004, 2012
Year started with KUOW: 2015