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D+Q AUTHORS ON TOUR THIS SPRING: MARCH TO JUNE 2013!

A whole host of D+Q authors new and old are on tour this spring. Geneviève Castrée, Tom Gauld, LIsa Hanawalt, Gilbert Hernandez, Miriam Katin, Rutu Modan, and Art Spiegelman all have new D+Q books coming out! They will be having launches at great bookshops across NA (and the UK: we didn't forget you guys!), and if you're lucky, you may spot some of them at festivals in NYC, Toronto, and Chicago, too!

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"Geneviève Castrée’s got a knack for knocking you flat on your ass every so often, channeling the sort of profundity that comes with the innocence of youth."–Brian Heater, Boing Boing

Don't miss GENEVIEVE CASTREE on the final dates of her tour for acclaimed debut graphic novel SUSCEPTIBLE:

PORTLAND Floating World Comics Thur. March 7th 6-9 PM
SEATTLE Fantagraphics Bookstore Sat. March 9th 6-9 PM

"[SUSCEPTIBLE's] pervasive melancholy is still lingering with me, a reminder of why we really read: to feel things besides our own emotions. —Clare Fentress, The Paris Review

The delightful MIRIAM KATIN will be on tour in the Northeastern USA and Canada for LETTING IT GO. At each event, Miriam will present her wry memoir with a slideshow, Q+A, and signing.

"My kind of graphic memoir: loose, impressionistic, a portrait of the artist’s inner life."–David Ulin, Los Angeles Times

BOS Brookline Booksmith Tues March 19th 7 PM
NYC Book Culture Wed March 21st 7 PM
NYC MoCCA Saturday April 6th and Sunday April 7th
OTTAWA Writers Fest Saturday April 26th
MONTREAL Blue Metropolis Sunday April 27th

On tour for MARBLE SEASON, GILBERT HERNANDEZ will present “From Funny Books to Graphic Novels”, a fascinating slide show tribute to the legacy of the comics he read as a kid. He'll talk about the silver age comics featured in MARBLE SEASON to the present, followed by a Q+A and signing.

BALTIMORE Johns Hopkins Monday April 15th 5:30 PM
NYC Housing Works Tuesday April 16th 7 PM
MONTREAL Librairie D+Q Wednesday April 17th 7 PM
CHICAGO Quimby's Thursday April 18th 7 PM
PORTLAND Powell's Sunday April 21st 7:30 PM
LOS ANGELES Skylight Books Wednesday April 24th 7 PM
FORT WORTH Texas Library Association Fri April 26th 2 PM
TORONTO Toronto Comics Arts Fest Sat & Sun May 11th and 12th

TOM GAULD will be hitting three stores in the UK for YOU'RE ALL JUST JEALOUS OF MY JETPACK, which is a hilarious, insightful collection of comics originally published in the Guardian, the UK's most prestigious newspaper.

LONDON Gosh Comics Wed April 24, 7-9 pm
EDINBURGH Analogue Thur April 25, 7 pm
BRISTOL Here Bookshop Sunday May 5, 2-4 pm

Also, North America! Tom Gauld is a special guest of San Diego Comic-Con!

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Coming all the way from Tel Aviv, RUTU MODAN will be launching her new graphic novel THE PROPERTY at Canada's premiere comics festival, TCAF. Rutu will be at events all weekend long, and will end the weekend with her official launch at the Miles Nadal JCC, 5 PM Sunday. With special thanks to the Consulate General of Israel for making this possible. More information to come.

"Rutu Modan’s ability to connect history with the personal is as strong as ever."–Heidi MacDonald, Publishers Weekly's Spring 2013 spotlight

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Please note that the official release of CO-MIX by ART SPIEGELMAN has been rescheduled to September 2013. But no worries! That doesn't mean you won't be able to still see Art Spiegelman in conversation with his esteemed peers at these fine festivals TCAF (Sat & Sun May 11th and 12th) and Chicago Printers Row (Sat & Sun June 8th and 9th). Mark your calendars. We may even have special advances, stay tuned.

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And coming this May and June is the wild wit of LISA HANAWALT and her debut book MY DIRTY DUMB EYES! Lisa will touring, thrilling, and making people laugh all over this continent!

TORONTO TCAF Saturday May 11th and 12th
MONTREAL Librairie D+Q Monday May 13th
BROOKLYN PowerHouse Arena Monday May 20th
OAKLAND Pegasus Books Wednesday May 29th
PORTLAND IPRC with Reading Frenzy Friday May 31st
PORTLAND Live Wire Saturday June 1st
LOS ANGELES Skylight Books Monday June 3rd
CHICAGO CAKE June 15th and 16th
SAN DIEGO Comic-Con International July 18-21

CHECK D+Q OUT AT THESE FINE FESTIVALS!

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