If you're in New York City, you're invited to an An Evening with Gene Luen Yang -- a talk with the award-winning graphic novelist behind American Born Chinese, The Shadow Hero and more. He'll read from his latest book, discuss the making of Boxers & Saints, and dish some advice for aspiring writers and cartoonists.
It's happening Thursday, November 19 at the Society of Illustrators. Here are more details:
An Evening with Gene Luen Yang
November 19, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
As one of the most preeminent Asian-American writers in the US, Gene Luen Yang has revitalized the conversation about diversity in the comics medium through his innovative, challenging comics writing and art. Focusing on themes of identity, coming of age, perspective shifts, and race, Yang has created stories that expand the traditional scope of comics storytelling, bring graphic novels to new audiences all over the United States. In this talk at the Society of Illustrators, Yang will discuss his comics career, followed by a Q&A and book signing.
To see original drawings and color finals, visit the current exhibit "The Art of Gene Luen Yang" on display in the second floor MoCCA Gallery, on exhibit from November 10 through December 23, 2015.
$15 Non-members | $10 Members | $7 seniors/students (Undergrad with valid ID)
Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065
For further information about the evening, and to purchase tickets, go here.