Sunday Sep 16

Festival Day & Literary Market

Borough Hall, Brooklyn

Saturday Sep 15

Children’s Day

MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 10 - 17

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Jessica Abel

Jessica Abel is the author and cartoonist of Out on the Wire, Growing Gills: How to Find Creative Focus When You’re Drowning in Your Daily Life, La Perdida and Trish Trash: Rollergirl of Mars. She and her husband, the cartoonist Matt Madden, were series editors for the Best American Comics from 2007 to 2013. Together they’ve authored two textbooks about making comics, Drawing Words & Writing Pictures and Mastering Comics. Jessica is chair of the illustration program at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

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