'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters' Graphic Novelist Emil Ferris : Fresh Air After contracting West Nile virus and becoming temporarily paralyzed, Chicago illustrator Emil Ferris had to relearn how to draw. She says that experience was key to the publication of 'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters.'

'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters' Graphic Novelist Emil Ferris

'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters' Graphic Novelist Emil Ferris

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/522093065/522093071" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

After contracting West Nile virus and becoming temporarily paralyzed, Chicago illustrator Emil Ferris had to relearn how to draw. She says that experience was key to the publication of 'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters.'