Tucson Festival of Books

YA Workshop: Creating a Comic with Gene Luen Yang


Explore drawing a comic with award-winning cartoonist and graphic novelist, Gene Luen Yang. Gene is the author of graphic novels, including "American Born Chinese" and "Dragon Hoops" now streaming on Disney+, as well as "Avatar: The Last Airbender,"The Shadow Hero," and "Superman Smashes the Klan."


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Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic novels. He was named a National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress in 2016, and he advocates for the importance of reading, especially reading diversely....

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Books:
Lunar New Year Love Story
Gene Luen Yang
Children
First Second
January 2024
ISBN 9781250908261
352 pages
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American Born Chinese
Gene Luen Yang
Children
First Second
April 2023
ISBN 9781250891396
240 pages
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