Presentations of graphic novels and comics as read by the artists: Julia Alekseyeva (Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution), Jennifer Camper (“Rude Girls and Dangerous Women,” “subGURLZ”) , Teva Harrison (In-Between Days), Lisa Lim (Mutha Magazine, Guernica Magazine), Kevin Sacco (The Plane Story, Josephine).
Hosted by R. Sikoryak (Terms and Conditions, The Unquotable Trump)
THIS IS AN OFFICIAL 2017 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL EVENT
Monday, September 11, 2017 Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
Teva Harrison is an artist, writer and cartoonist. She is the author of the bestselling, critically-acclaimed hybrid graphic memoir, In-Between Days, published by House of Anansi Press. In-Between Days won the 2017 KOBO Emerging Writer Prize, and was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction. Teva Harrison has been nominated for a National Magazine Award, Canadian Magazine Award and a 2017 Joe Shuster Award for best Cartoonist. In-Between Days was named a best book of the year by The Globe and Mail, The National Post, CBC, iBooks, KOBO, Walrus Magazine and The Quill and Quire. Numerous health organizations have invited her to speak publicly on behalf of the metastatic cancer community. Born in Oregon, Teva currently lives in Toronto. Twitter @robotpilot Website tevaharrison.com
Lisa Lim is both an artist and a writer. Her art and fiction have appeared in Mutha Magazine, Guernica Magazine, Nashville Review, and Pank Magazine. Find more of her storytelling at lisalimcomics.com and chineseladybug.carbonmade.co
Kevin Sacco is a cartoonist and storyboard illustrator living on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. He published his First Graphic Novel, The Plane Story about his father and the advertising business in 2011. His new wordless Graphic Novel Josephine from SLG Publishing is set on the Upper West Side in the early 1960’s. https://www.instagram.com/sacco3333/