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Oregon Book Awards Author Tour: Bend – Writers Writing: Graphic Memoir Workshop

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When:January 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Where:

East Bend Public Library
62080 Dean Swift Road
Bend, OR 97701

Cost:Free

Learn storytelling and illustrative expression with award-winning Nicole J. Georges. Learn the ins and outs of illustration and memoir and dabble with putting your own thoughts into ink.

Nicole J. Georges is a writer, illustrator, podcaster & professor. Her Lambda Award-winning graphic memoir, “Calling Dr. Laura,” was called “engrossing, lovable, smart and ultimately poignant” by Rachel Maddow, and was an Official Selection at the Angoulême International Comics Festival. Her latest graphic memoir, “Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home Again” won the 2018 Oregon Book Award for Graphic Memoir.

Nicole does a weekly queer feminist art podcast called Sagittarian Matters, and she is very active on Instagram with her dog Ponyo.

Nicole’s workshop and subsequent reading are part of the reading and workshop are part of Literary Arts’ Oregon Book Awards Author Tour. This event is free of cost, but participants must register here.

Additional questions can be directed to Paige M. Ferro at 541.312.1063.