Sophie Goldstein

Sophie Goldstein is a 2013 graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies. Her work has appeared in various publications including The Pitchfork Review, Seven Days, Irene 3, Sleep of Reason, Suspect Device 3 and Best American Comics 2013.

Stories By Sophie Goldstein

That Time I Went on a First Date and the Guy Took His Monkey Out

After dating all of the Jewish men in San Francisco, I moved to the Big Apple only to find monkey business.

The Bear in Our Living Room

One of the best things about living in a rural area is to see your metropolis friends' wide-eyed expressions when they hear you live among bears and bobcats.

The Worst Little Pony I Ever Loved

With you I was dragged through gravel and meadows, scarred my left arm and damaged the growth plate in my right...but I never had a friend quite like you.

Lets Be Honest: Dogs Are Really Just Indoor Wolves

Surrounded by artwork worth millions, and carpentry tools, I met my greatest fear.

The Handheld Lions of the Cairo Zoo

My delight turned to dismay in the lion's den.

That Night I Snuck Into the Central Park Zoo

While the mammals of the concrete jungle snoozed ever so peacefully, I jumped the fence to touch a polar bear's paws.

Running From Raccoons in Staten Island

That is the last time I will ever go back in that particular abandoned building.