Tucson Festival of Books

YA Workshop: Inventing a Superhero


Comics and graphic novels are now widely celebrated in schools and libraries. They’re a great way to engage readers. So what’s it like to invent a brand-new hero who fights Batman villains? Lockhart takes participants inside the creative process on her superhero book "Whistle" and gives a bit of superhero history, as well.

Join E. Lockhart, author of "Family of Liars," "We Were Liars" and many other YA novels.


Panelist
E. Lockhart

E. Lockhart is the author of the number one New York Times bestseller "We Were Liars." She also invented a superhero for D.C. Comics. Her books include "Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero," "Again Again," "The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks," a National Book Award Finalist and a Printz Honor Book, and "Genuine Fraud," a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize....

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Books:
Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero
E. Lockhart

National Geographic Books
September 2021
ISBN 9781401293222
208 pages

Family of Liars
E. Lockhart
Children / Teens
Delacorte Press
January 2022
ISBN 9780593485859
320 pages

We Were Liars
E. Lockhart
Children / Teens
Random House Children's Books
May 2018
ISBN 9780385741279
320 pages