A Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest!

{ Sunday, April 23rd } The Vermont Folk Life Center celebrates all things cartoon in its first Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest.

The Vermont Folk Life Center is gearing up for an extraordinary, jam-packed day celebrating all things comics. The first ever Non-Fiction Comics Mini Fest is a day-long event presenting a diverse assortment of Vermont and regional cartoonists engaged in nonfiction work. That includes discussion panels on topics like “Cartoonists’ Perspectives on El viaje mas caro/The Most Costly Journey Project,” “Cartooning and Place: On Being a Vermont Cartoonist,”  and “Diary Comics: A Conversation with James Kochalka and Isaac Cates.”

As the Folk Life Center accurately explains, “From science to politics, history to health care, cartooning has exploded as a legitimate medium for exploring nonfiction topics and the textures of lived experience.” Come and give this powerful art form the attention it deserves, and get the chance to chat with local artists and see their latest work. Featured cartoonists include Angela BoyleRobert Waldo Brunelle JrBridget Comeau, and Kane Lynch.

Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest
Vermont Folk Life Center
88 Main St, Middlebury, Vermont
Sunday, April 23rd
10AM – 4PM
Image courtesy of Vermont Folk Life Center
Caroline DavisA Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest!

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