Posts Tagged: MariNaomi

Notable Los Angeles: 8/6–8/12

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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/30–5/6

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 8/14–8/20

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Monday 8/14: WRITE CLUB Los Angeles Chapter 66: Strange Magick. Featuring readings by Yasamin Safarzadeh, Anahita Safarzadeh, Justin Welborn, Raven Mystere, Marc Rigaud, and Vincent Lacey. Hosted by Paula Killen, Justin Wellborn, and Jeff Dorchen. 7 p.m. at The Bootleg Theater. $10–20/pay what you can. Michelle Kuo discusses and signs Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a […]

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Chen Chen

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Chen Chen discusses his new collection When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities, playing the game white supremacy has set up, and if God is trying and failing to be a cool dad.

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Notable Los Angeles: 2/13–2/19

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Monday 2/13: Stephen Kinzer discusses and signs The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. How to Write Romance: A Special Valentine’s Day Panel. Featuring panelists Laurelin Paige, CD Reiss, and Vanessa Fewings. Moderated by Peter Katz. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. Tuesday 2/14: […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but it’s never too early to express our gratitude. MariNaomi shows us how it’s done with a concise list of the things she is thankful for, which includes “the tenacity of young me, who kept at it for so long.” An excerpt from writer and cartoonist John Dermot Woods’s […]

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Thankful

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There is an abundance of sadness on the Internet about how hard it is to be an artist, a writer, a cartoonist, a woman, queer, a person of color, etc. I understand that people want to express their frustration, but as a person who is all of these things and more, it can get really […]

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A New Interview with MariNaomi

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Rumpus cartoonist MariNaomi is interviewed over at Panel Patter about her new book Dragon’s Breath and Other True Stories as well as life as a autobiographical cartoonist: Whit: Do you think that being an autobio cartoonist/writing candidly about your life makes people treat or view you and your work differently? MariNaomi: Absolutely. For one thing, when […]

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The Lowdown on Queer Feminist Comics

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“Sexuality is more than gay and straight, and probably even more than LGBTQIA. Comics are here to help.” So read the delightful subhed for Greg Baldino’s LARB review of two anthologies of comics about gender and sexuality. The books are The Big Feminist But and Anything That Loves, and though he’s frustrated by certain limitations, he also finds […]

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“It Happened To Me” Aftermath

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Rumpus cartoonist MariNaomi wrote a powerful essay at XOJane about being sexually harassed during a comic convention panel. “This isn’t the first time this has happened to me. Years ago, at another comic convention, a fellow panelist blatantly looked me up and down and said it was “getting hot in here” — onstage, humiliated in […]

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Drawn Out Stories: Comic Book Art and Artists

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This Sunday, October 7th, the San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum will be hosting Drawn Out Stories: Comic Book Art and Artists, an event that features Rumpus comics editor Paul Madonna, along with contributors MariNaomi and Chelsea Martin: “Whether used as a vehicle for self-exploration, a way to take up a political platform, or a means to […]

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Fem-i-nist, adjective

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“When anyone claims they aren’t a feminist, I assume they don’t know what they’re talking about.” —MariNaomi Rumpus artist MariNaomi gets all up in the dictionary and tells it like it is:

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MariNaomi Reading Tonight

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Rumpus artist MariNaomi is headlining the Matcha Sensuality event at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. She’ll read from her graphic memoir Kiss and Tell: A Romantic Resume Ages 0-22 at 7p.m. TONIGHT!

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Surveying The Comic Industry

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Part two of The Beat’s Annual Year-End Survey–featuring “picks, prognostications and previews” from the comics industry–includes our own cartoonist MariNaomi. The participants responded to questions about the biggest stories in comics as well as guilty pleasures anticipated in this new year.

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