Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!
Tags: Aja Monet, Alan Cook, Alistair McCartney, Ann Whitford Paul, Anne Fadiman, Audrey Coulthurst, Barry Schwabsky, Candace Pearson, Cathie Sandstrom, Cecil Castellucci, Chad Sweeney, Craig Owens, Danny Gardner, David Scheper, David St. John, Deanne Stillman, Deborah Vankin, Dorothy Barresi, Douglas Trevor, Emily Midorikawa, Emily Skrutskie, Emma Claire Sweeney, Gilian Neiditch, Gloria Vando, Holaday Mason, Ivy Pochoda, Jacqueline Marks, Jazzmine Jackson, Jean Barrett Holloway, Jeffrey Cranor, Jesse Eisinger, Jessica Cluess, Jessica Graham, Jessica Yu, Jim Natal, Joe Clifford, Joseph Fink, Kristina Marie Darling, Liska Jacobs, los angeles, Lynne Thompson, Marcus Eriksen, Mark Frauenfelder, Mick Foley, Mira Bartok, notable los angeles, Panio Gianopoulos, Paul Coates, Ralph Angel, Renee Asher Pickup, Rex Wiener, Reyna Biddy, Richard Drooyan, Rossana Snee, S.J. Kincaid, S.W. Lauden, Scott Eyman, Shonda Buchanan, Stephanie Teasley, Stephen Elliott, Tom Gauld, Traci Chee, Veronica Loving
Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Barbara Jane Reyes, Cristina Garcia, Gayle Pitman, Javier Zamora, Judy Grahn, Kathline Carr, Mallory Ortberg, Mark Bittner, Megan Lamb, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Patricia Ravasio, Peter Kline, Phil Cosineau, Rebecca Foust, Solmaz Sharif, Terry Tarnoff, Tom Gauld, Tracy K Smith
If the plot of your novel is stuck somewhere, you can try and overcome the obstacle in an undramatic way, as suggested by British illustrator Tom Gauld’s latest cartoon over at the New Yorker.
Today brought the release of Goliath by Tom Gauld (who was featured in our Spotlight Series this past fall). Boing Boing shares a seven-page excerpt from the Drawn & Quarterly graphic novel, lauded as a “tragic, darkly funny retelling of David and Goliath from Goliath’s perspective.” (Via Maud Newton)
Tom Gauld talks about art, publishing, the balance between commissions and passion projects, and his upcoming book,