CAROUSEL at Union Hall – Brooklyn for the Brooklyn Book Festival
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
Union Hall – Brooklyn 702 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
is the author-illustrator of the non-fiction graphic novel Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution
, published by Microcosm in January 2017. She also received press for illustrating the first graphic novel legal brief, written by Bob Kohn. Her work has been featured in The Paper Brigade, NPR, The Rumpus, Tablet,
and Cleaver Magazine.
Alongside her comics work, Julia teaches Cinema Studies at Brooklyn College, and is receiving a PhD in Comparative Literature from Harvard. She lives in Brooklyn with her partner Brandon and a dog named Leopold Bloom. website: www.jalekseyeva.com
is a cartoonist and graphic artist. Her books include “Rude Girls and Dangerous Women” and “subGURLZ”, and she edited two “Juicy Mother” comics anthologies. Her work appears in numerous publications, comic books, and anthologies, and has been exhibited internationally. She is also the founding director of the biennial Queers & Comics Conference. https://jennifercamper.com
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/