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Miami Book Fair

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - November 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm EST

Trina Robbins, Emil Ferris, and Julia Gfrorer are all guests at this year’s Miami Book Fair. Full schedule listed below, get more info on their website!

Julia Gfrorer

Saturday, Nov 19

Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Program: Street Fair Presentation – open to general public. Destination: Comics Program

Location: MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)

New Takes on Tales Retold

Pantheons, princesses, plagues, and private eyes: these comics creators give classic tropes new meaning. Featuring George O’Connor with Apollo: The Brilliant God, Matthew Phelan with Snow White and Julia Gfrorer with Laid Waste.

 

Emil Ferris

Sunday, Nov 20

Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Program: Street Fair Presentation – open to general public. Destination: Comics Program

Location: MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)

Child’s-Eye View: Memories and Memoirs of Youth

Wisdom doesn’t always come with age; what do adult readers learn from challenged lives lived by the very young? Tom Hart (Rosalie Lightning) Emil Ferris (My Favorite Thing is Monsters), and Meags Fitzgerald (Long Red Hair), and discuss.

 

Trina Robbins

Saturday, Nov 19

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Program: Street Fair Presentation – open to general public. Destination: Comics Program

Location: Wembly’s Author Tent (Children’s Alley Plaza)

Adventure is Around the Corner

From Monster Mediators, to Intergalactic Adventurers and beyond, these stories are dripping with mystery, fantasy and non-stop action. Confront adventure head-on with Mike Maihack‘s Secret of the Time Tables (Cleopatra in Space #3), Faith Erin HicksThe Nameless City, Eddie Pittman‘s Red’s Planet: Book 1 and Drew Weing‘s The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo. Moderated by author Trina Robbins.

 

Sunday, Nov 20

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Program: Street Fair Presentation – open to general public. Destination: Comics Program

Location: MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)

Investigative History: Comics That Uncover

Nick Bertozzi (Becoming Andy Warhol), Sarah Glidden (Rolling Blackouts), and Trina Robbins (The Complete Wimmen’s Comix) discuss reporting and reliving unanswered questions from the Iraq War, from the life of Pop Art’s most radical and famous figure, and from 30 years of women’s lives as told in underground commix with. Moderated by editor Joan Hilty.

 

Sunday, Nov 20

Time: 5:30 p.m – 6:30 p.m.

Program: Working Poet Radio Show – open to general public.

Location: Auditorium (Building 2, 2nd Floor)

 

The Working Poet Radio Show: Great American Comics

The Working Poet Radio Show (WPRS) is a podcast and live interview series dedicated to the working lives of creative people. Inspired by late-night talk shows, Joseph Lapin – journalist, author and host of WPRS – explores the poetry that powers the creative impulse. Join Lapin and his guests: Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus and Si Lewen’s Parade: An Artist’s Odyssey, Trina Robbins, editor of The Complete Wimmen’s Comix anthology, and Gene Luen Yang, 2016 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and author of Secret Coders: Paths & Portals and American Born Chinese.

 

Details

Start:
November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am
End:
November 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Website:
https://www.miamibookfair.com/