Carousel: Comics Performances
An online event of the 2020 Brooklyn Book Festival
Readings of graphic novels and comics, with images, presented by:
Glynnis Fawkes (Charlotte Bronte Before Jane Eyre)
Shary Flenniken (Trots and Bonnie)
Mikki Kendall (Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists)
Sophie Yanow (The Contradictions)
Hosted by R. Sikoryak (Constitution Illustrated)
Monday, September 28, 2020 at 8:00pm EDT
THIS IS AN OFFICIAL 2020 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL EVENT
Glynnis Fawkes is the author of Charlotte Bronte Before Jane Eyre and Persephone’s Garden, both out in 2019. She teaches at the Center for Cartoon Studies and her work has appeared in The New Yorker. Twitter and Instagram: @glynnisfawkes
Shary Flenniken is a Seattle-based cartoonist, editor, and screenwriter currently living in Seattle, Washington – best known for incorporating elements of feminism and gender politics in her Trots and Bonnie comic in National Lampoon Magazine.
Mikki Kendall is the author of AMAZONS, ABOLITIONISTS, AND ACTIVISTS (illustrated by A. D’Amico), and of HOOD FEMINISM. Her essays can be found at TIME, the New York Times, The Guardian, the Washington Post; recent media appearances include BBC, NPR, the Daily Show, PBS, Good Morning America, MSNBC, and Showtime. Website: mikkikendall.com
Sophie Yanow is the Eisner Award-winning cartoonist of The Contradictions, What is a Glacier?, and War of Streets and Houses. Her comics have appeared in The New Yorker, The Guardian, Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Nib.
R. Sikoryak’s new book is Constitution Illustrated, published by Drawn & Quarterly. His other books include The Unquotable Trump, Terms and Conditions, and Masterpiece Comics.rsikoryak.com