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Saturday, April 16
 

12:00pm

BUTCHER PAPER Book Launch
Join Scablands Lit and the Get Lit! Festival to celebrate the publication of Butcher Paper, a new graphic novel by Simeon Mills. He'll be joined by Seattle cartoonist Tom Van Deusen, and their conversation will be moderated by fiction writer Shawn Vestal. Butcher Paper will be available for sale and both authors will be available for signings. Free and open to the public.

Simeon Mills is a cartoonist, writer, and teacher living in Spokane. His graphic stories have been included in various journals, such as The Florida Review, RiverLit, Rock & Sling, and Okey-Panky. His graphic novel, Butcher Paper, was published by Scablands Books. See his work at www.simeonmills.com.

Tom Van Deusen is a cartoonist from Seattle, Washington. He has numerous self-published titles including, "Scorched Earth" and "Eat, Eat, Eat". His comics have appeared in The Seattle Weekly and online with Study Group Comics and Boing Boing. He is a founding member of Intruder, Seattle's free, long-running comics newspaper. He has performed his hilarious comic stories at Short Run, Pecha Kucha, Gridlords and Sugar City. Tom also runs the micro-publisher Poochie Press Publications, which has published Dennis P. Eichhorn's "Real Good Stuff" and Kelly Froh's "The Weeknight Casserole Collection".


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Shawn Vestal

Shawn Vestal is the author of the novel Daredevils (2016) as well as Godforsaken Idaho, a collection of short stories that was named the winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, which honors a debut book that "represents distinguished literary achievement and suggests great promise... Read More →

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Simeon Mills

Simeon Mills is a cartoonist, writer, and teacher living in Spokane. His graphic stories have been included in various journals, such as The Florida Review, RiverLit, Rock & Sling, and Okey-Panky. His graphic novel, Butcher Paper, was published by Scablands Books.


Saturday April 16, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Spokane Convention Center 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201

3:30pm

Making Your Own Comic or Graphic Novel: Tips for Artists and Writers
Making your own comic or graphic novel can be a challenge.  Coming up with ideas, writing a script, designing your own characters, finding artists or drawing your own book, printing, marketing, Kickstarter (crowdfunding), can all be very daunting to the person who wants to step out on their own to tell the stories that are important to them. Join Manny Trembley to learn about the steps it takes as well as ask any questions you might have. You don't need to reinvent publishing a comic.  Learn from Manny's successes and failures as he has traversed the rocky landscape of self-publishing.

Free; no pre-registration required.

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Manny Trembley

Manny Trembley is a two-time Eisner Award nominated author, illustrator, father of two boys, Jasper and Jared, and husband.  He is a video game designer and spends his free time making graphic novels. He has created five successful Kickstarters. The first was Martin Monsterman and... Read More →

Saturday April 16, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Spokane Convention Center 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201