Posts Tagged: Gene Luen Yang

Notable San Francisco: 6/6–6/12

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Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!

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What to Read When You Want Fire and Fury

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Rumpus editors share a list of books by writers of color and women that bring fire, fury, and sometimes, both.

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Notable Twin Cities: 7/9-7/15

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Sunday 7/9: Carolyn Porter will be signing copies of her book Marcel’s Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man’s Fate. Barnes and Noble Roseville, 2 p.m., free. Tuesday 7/11: It’s Books & Bars! Join the monthly book discussion and live show; July’s featured book is Dark Matter by Blake Crouch. Indeed Brewing Company and Taproom, 7 p.m., free. Wednesday 7/12: Graphic novelist […]

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New Ambassador for Young People’s Lit

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The Library of Congress is, for the first time, naming a graphic novelist as the Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. The honor goes to Gene Luen Yang, author of the graphic novels American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints, among others. The post was created in 2008 to help promote children’s and young adult literature, and […]

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