F252. What is the Literary Graphic Novel?

Zachary A. Doss Memorial Stage, Sponsored by USC, Exhibit Hall, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Friday, March 29, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm


Luminaries of the literary graphic novel medium participate in a wide-ranging discussion of their craft. Topics will include how to tackle different genres (fiction, reportage, autobiography, and biography), authorial voice and style, influences, getting published, and more.



Candida Rifkind

Peter Bagge

James Sturm

Craig Thompson is a cartoonist and the author of the award-winning books Blankets, Carnet de Voyage, Good-bye Chunky Rice, and Habibi. Thompson's graphic novel Blankets won numerous industry awards and has been published in nearly twenty languages around the world.

Rina Ayuyang


March 8–11, 2023
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Convention Center