Carousel: Comics Performances and Picture Shows

Carousel: Comics Performances and Picture Shows

Julia Alekseyeva, Jennifer Camper, Teva Harrison, Lisa Lim, Kevin Sacco, R. Sikoryak, Brooklyn Book Festival

Mon · September 11, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$8

This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

Carousel: Comics Performances and Picture Shows
Carousel: Comics Performances and Picture Shows
Presentations of graphic novels and comics as read by the artists:
Julia Alekseyeva (Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution),
Jennifer Camper (“Rude Girls and Dangerous Women,” “subGURLZ”) ,
Teva Harrison (In-Between Days),
Lisa Lim (Mutha Magazine, Guernica Magazine),
Kevin Sacco (The Plane Story, Josephine).
Hosted by R. Sikoryak (Terms and Conditions, The Unquotable Trump)

THIS IS AN OFFICIAL 2017 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL EVENT

Julia Alekseyeva
Julia Alekseyeva
Julia Alekseyeva is the author-illustrator of the non-fiction graphic novel Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution, published by Microcosm in January 2017. She also received press for illustrating the first graphic novel legal brief, written by Bob Kohn. Her work has been featured in The Paper Brigade, NPR, The Rumpus, Tablet, and Cleaver Magazine. Alongside her comics work, Julia teaches Cinema Studies at Brooklyn College, and is receiving a PhD in Comparative Literature from Harvard. She lives in Brooklyn with her partner Brandon and a dog named Leopold Bloom.
Jennifer Camper
Jennifer Camper
Jennifer Camper is a cartoonist and graphic artist. Her books include “Rude Girls and Dangerous Women” and “subGURLZ”, and she edited two “Juicy Mother” comics anthologies. Her work appears in numerous publications, comic books, and anthologies, and has been exhibited internationally. She is also the founding director of the biennial Queers & Comics Conference.
Teva Harrison
Teva Harrison
TEVA HARRISON is an artist, writer and cartoonist. She is the author of the bestselling, critically-acclaimed hybrid graphic memoir, In-Between Days, published by House of Anansi Press. In-Between Days won the 2017 KOBO Emerging Writer Prize, and was shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction. Teva Harrison has been nominated for a National Magazine Award, Canadian Magazine Award and a 2017 Joe Shuster Award for best Cartoonist. In-Between Days was named a best book of the year by The Globe and Mail, The National Post, CBC, iBooks, KOBO, Walrus Magazine and The Quill and Quire. Numerous health organizations have invited her to speak publicly on behalf of the metastatic cancer community. Born in Oregon, Teva currently lives in Toronto.
Lisa Lim
Lisa Lim
Lisa Lim is both an artist and a writer. Her art and fiction have appeared in Mutha Magazine, Guernica Magazine, Nashville Review, and Pank Magazine. Find more of her storytelling at lisalimcomics.com and chineseladybug.carbonmade.co
Kevin Sacco
Kevin Sacco
Kevin Sacco is a cartoonist and storyboard illustrator living on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. He published his First Graphic Novel, The Plane Story about his father and the advertising business in 2011. His new wordless Graphic Novel Josephine from SLG Publishing is set on the Upper West Side in the early 1960’s.
R. Sikoryak
R. Sikoryak
R. Sikoryak is the author of Masterpiece Comics and Terms and Conditions: The Graphic Novel. He’s drawn for The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, The Onion, MAD, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. His literary adaptations have appeared in The Best American Comics 2015, The Graphic Canon, Drawn and Quarterly, and Fable Comics.
Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn Book Festival
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/