Graphic novelist and Booktrust online writer in residence Hannah Berry ('Britten and Brulightly', 'Adamtine') invites you to try a comic or two on for size. In association with Comica Festival, Hannah and Paul Gravett will be in conversation with some of the country's best graphic novelists.
15 NOVEMBER 2012: NEW ADDITION TO THE LINE-UP: POSY SIMMONDS ('Tamara Drewe')!
We're excited to announce that on 19 November 2012, you can see Dave McKean ('Arkham Asylum'), Simone Lia ('Fluffy', 'Please God, Find Me A Husband'), Sarah McIntyre ('Vern and Lettuce', 'Nelson', 'Airship'), Glyn Dillon ('The Nao of Brown'), Karrie Fransman and more graphic novelists still to be announced.
- They will tell you why they love the funny books.
- You can ask them questions about comics.
- We can all rejoice in graphic novels.
- The world can watch as we present to you just why graphic novels are just as good as literary fiction.
When & Where
Booktrust and Comica
Booktrust is an independent reading and writing charity that makes a nationwide impact on individuals, families and communities, and culture. Booktrust makes a significant positive contribution to the educational outcomes of children from the earliest age. Booktrust is responsible for a number of successful national reading promotions, sponsored book prizes and creative reading projects aimed at encouraging readers to discover and enjoy books.
Comica is a not-for-profit Social Enterprise and produces a year round programme of events, including - Comica: London International Comics Festival, Comiket comic and small press fairs, national graphic novel competitions, talks, exhibitions, workshops, conferences, panel discussions, film screenings and the monthly networking event Comica Social Club.