University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Nora Lezano

Ricardo Liniers Siri, known to many as Liniers, is the creator of the daily strip Macanudo and graphic novels for younger readers, including the Eisner Award-winning "Good Night, Planet." For the last 16 years, Liniers has been writing and drawing Macanudo, which has been published daily in Argentina by La Nación since 2002 and as English-language collections in the United States since 2014.

It has grown to be one of the most celebrated cartoon strips in South America, and Liniers has become one of the continent’s most popular cartoonists—currently boasting more than 950,000 followers on Facebook and more than 760,000 on Twitter. Liniers won the Inkpot Award for career achievement in 2018.

Liniers currently resides in Vermont, where he is participating in a fellowship with the Center for Cartoon Studies, teaching at Dartmouth College and drawing Macanudo daily.

Scheduled events:
Macanudo: Introducing the World of Liniers
Come meet Liniers, one of Latin America’s most acclaimed cartoonists, creator of the daily strip Macanudo and graphic novels for younger readers, including the Eisner Award-winning Good Night, Planet. He will discuss his popular Argentinian daily strip Macanudo, which began U.S. syndication in September, and the art of making books for children.

Arizona Daily Star Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Arizona Daily Star Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Liniers
Moderator: David Fitzsimmons

Macanudo #4 Olga Rules
Children / Teens
Enchanted Lion Books
May 2018
ISBN 9781592702633
102 pages
$12.95, INSTORE
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Macanudo: Olga Rules (#4) is a supremely good compilation of strips from cartoonist Liniers. More/less

Good Night, Planet
Children / Teens
TOON Books
September 2017
ISBN 9781943145201
36 pages
$12.95, INSTORE
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