Not Waving But Drowning (Stevie Smith) – A Poetry Comic by Julian Peters.

Canadian author Julian Peters works primarily as ‘an illustrator and a comic book artist living in Montreal, Canada, who focuses on adapting classical poems into graphic art. His work has been exhibited internationally and published in several poetry and graphic art collections. Peters holds a master’s degree in Art History, and in 2015, served as “Cartoonist in Residence” at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand’ (from

Julian has also been visiting author and cartoonist at the Anuvad Annual Festival for the Arts and the Humanities conducted by The Northeast India Company in Silchar. His debut book, Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry, was released on March 31 by Plough Publishing, and is now available on Amazon here. Julian’s work is available free for everyone to see at