to Jun 2

Rutgers Writers Conference

June 1st 5:15 - 7:30pmReading & Signing event @ Red Oak North & South

Amy Tan, Colum McCann, Eloisa James and I will be reading and signing books. Guests are welcome to enjoy light hors d'oeuvre, wine, and beer. After the reading, we will sign copies of our books.

June 2nd 1:10 - 2:40pmHow to Use Primary Sources to Construct a Nonfiction Narrative in Graphic Form @ Maple

Join me for a workshop on using primary sources and primary documents to make nonfiction graphic novels. We’ll discuss the best types of sources to use for comics and graphics novels as well as how best to use them in storytelling and scriptwriting.

June 2nd 2:50 - 3:50pmWriting Nonfiction Graphic Novels @ Maple

Join me for a workshop on the multi-layered process of writing nonfiction graphic novels. We’ll discuss the different types of narrative, and particularly focus on the opportunities of first-person historical narratives.

Hope to see you at one of these events!

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7:00 PM19:00

An Evening with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell

  • Sewickley Academy Rea Auditorium (map)
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Join Sweetwater Center for the Arts for this intimate evening with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, co-authors of March, the New York Times bestselling trilogy of graphic novels. This ticketed event opens with a cocktail reception with live music by Jemiriye Adeniji and will feature a book signing and lecture by the authors. Admission includes one book from the series. This event is part of Sewickley Academy's Sewickley Series.



Call 412-741-4405 for tickets

Tickets will not be sold at the door.

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Dragon Con
to Sep 5

Dragon Con

Comics and Pop Artist Alley: Table 22G

Panel Title: March One More Time
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: 204 A - Mart2 (Length: 1)
Description: Congressman John Lewis, together with writer Andrew Aydin & artist Nate Powell, details the real life challenges and struggles at the dawn of our nation’s civil rights movement. Signing in Artist Alley directly following.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Student Stowe Prize Ceremony
3:00 PM15:00

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Student Stowe Prize Ceremony

Join us for a free public program preceding the Student Stowe Prize Big Tent Jubilee. The Student Stowe Prize winners will join Hartford-area activists and organizations to share their passions and strategies for positive change. 

3-4 PM Inspiration to Action Fair with Hartford-area activists and organizations

4-5:30 PM Real Stories of Social Change, dialogue with Student Stowe Prize winners Martese Johnson and Nina Sachs with author Andrew Aydin.

Moderator: John Dankosky, WNPR News Director and Host

Reservations or 860.522.9258, x317 

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