University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Tips for Creating a Graphic Novel

Three creators of graphic novels will share their tips for writing and illustrating a graphic novel for children and adolescents.

Cathy G. Johnson

Cathy G. Johnson is a cartoonist and educator in Providence, Rhode Island. "The Breakaways" is her third graphic novel, after "Gorgeous" and "Jeremiah." Cathy has also published shorter comics work with publishers such as Silver Sprocket and Youth in Decline....

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G. Neri

G. Neri is the Eisner-nominated, Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author of "Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty," which Flavorwire hailed as one of the top 25 essential graphic novels of all time....

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Zeke Pena

Zeke Peña is a cartoonist and illustrator from El Paso, Texas. His work remixes history and reclaims stories using satire and humor; resistencia one cartoon at a time. He received the 2018 Boston Globe Horn Book Award for a graphic biography he illustrated titled Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide....

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