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Creating the Graphic Novel: Inception to Publication

Join us for a lively panel discussion about graphic novels and their creators. Moderated by Jonathan Hill, author of Odessa, and featuring winners of the Oregon Book Award in Graphic Literature. Jonathan Hill is an award-winning cartoonist who lives in Portland, OR. His comics and illustrations have been featured in publications by Fantagraphics, Lion Forge,, Powell’s City of Books, The Believer Magazine, and the Society of Illustrators. His first two books, Americus and Wild Weather, were created with writer MK Reed and published by First Second Books. Jonathan also teaches comics at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and serves on the board of directors at Literary Arts. Odessa is the first book he has written and drawn himself. Cartoonist Barry Deutsch’s 2010 graphic novel Hereville: How Mirka…

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Tin House Summer Workshop Lectures: Nicole J. Georges, Rebecca Makkai, Lan Samantha Chang, and Terese Marie Mailhot

9:00 am – 9:50 am, Vollum Lecture Hall Drawing A Line, with Nicole J. Georges Nicole will discuss her 20-year career as a self-taught artist, from zinester beginnings in suburban Kansas, to Sister Spit’s queer literary tour, the creation of award-winning graphic novels Calling Dr. Laura and Fetch.  This talk lays out the basics of empowerment through self-expression, the value of community in your practice, art as activism, forging a career & supporting yourself as a self-taught artist, discipline in cartooning, and what it takes to transform a life of experiences into a 300-page graphic memoir. 2:30 pm – 3:20 pm, Vollum Lecture Hall You Talkin’ to Me?: The “Ear” of the Story, with Rebecca Makkai We talk a lot about a story’s point of…

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A Vision

A VISION A literary spectacular presented by Michelle Tea + Amethyst Editions/Feminist Press with Cooper Lee Bombardier Jericho Brown Nicole J. Georges Ariel Gore Baruch Porras Hernandez Chelsey Johnson Porochista Khakpour Ali Liebegott Sassafras Lowrey Beth Pickens Sarah Schulman Jamia Wilson Friday, March 29th 7:00pm Seats $25 Presale Floor + Standing Sliding Scale Day Of Sliding Scale Accessibility Seats Available

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