In her poetic comic, Purchase More Time, Sharon Lee De La Cruz remembers evenings in middle school when her father would call back to family in Cuba. Sharon basks in the evening glow of the memory of her relationship with her father as he connects with his complex past.
Sharon’s creative and charming cartooning, and strong use of color makes us feel like part of the family in this intimate recollection. This beautiful poetic portrait is contains both an English and Spanish version of the comic.
Winner, 2023 MICE Mini-Grant