Bishakh Som discusses her debut graphic story collection, APSARA ENGINE.
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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!
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Kristen Radtke discusses her illustrated memoir
Imagine Wanting Only This, working with editors on graphic narratives, and visiting abandoned places. ...more
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Comic publishing pioneer Françoise Mouly discusses bringing comics to the mainstream, life at
The New Yorker, and the burdens of being legendary. ...more
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A sort of deconstructed graphic novel, Building Stories is a box that contains 14 different kinds of reading material, including books, pamphlets, and newspapers, among other bits and bobs. ...more
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