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KCU Roundtable: Anthology
Wed, Oct. 11th
Join us for an anthology roundtable with Stephanie Nina Pitsirilos, Cheyenne Smith and Ben O’Grady. Our amazing panelists will share their experience working on anthologies, the benefits and challenges of participating in an anthology, steps to organize an anthology and more! Plus time for Q & A!
Stephanie Nina Pitsirilos’s critically acclaimed work can be found in numerous anthologies (COVID CHRONICLES; Women in Comics Magazine; Mermaids Monthly; Speculative Fiction for Dreamers; Elsewhere Volume 2; Insider Art; Heroes Need Masks; and the upcoming From Cocinas to Lucha Libre Ringsides: Latinographix Stories of Sports, Food & Madness. She is the recipient of the 2022 Chautauqua Janus Prize for her story “Jean”, and a Broken Pencil Magazine zine award finalist. Her creative mediums are principally prose, comics, graphic novels, and zines. She creates visual art as ANDROMEDA. She’s also a mom volunteer not-librarian, and a board member of Graphic Mundi. When she’s not traveling through wormholes, Stephanie’s home is New York City.
Cheyenne Smith is an author-illustrator from Austin, Texas. With a love of all things spooky, her work celebrates girlhood, magic, bumps in the night, and the painful comedy of growing up. Her comics have been featured in The Washington Post as well as several anthologies, and she’s currently working on her first graphic novel, Super Moon Summer. Cheyenne is represented by Ammi-Joan Paquette at Erin Murphy Literary Agency.
Ben O’Grady is an SEO Manager for Disney by day, comics writer by night. He was a founder and editor for the comics anthology Scott Snyder Presents Tales from the Cloakroom, the debut anthology for the Scott Snyder comics writing class where one of the stories was nominated for an Eisner in the best short story category.. He was also a consulting editor for Tales from the Cloakroom vol 2 and a contributor to two volumes of Future Sci-Fi Tales, all successfully funded through Kickstarter. He is located in Orlando, FL.
October 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm EDT
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