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Literary Series: John Backderf

Event Type: Teens
Age Group(s): Teens - Grades 7-12, Adults
Date: 3/14/2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 6:30 PM
Description:
 Skype with graphic novelist, John Backderf.
   Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County
Location: Knox Community Room B
Other Information:
 Backderf will talk about his books and the upcoming movie adaptation of his book, "My Friend Dahmer". He has won over 50 awards for his newspaper work, including a prestigious Bronze Medal from the Society of Newspaper Design. He was a member of the newsroom team for the Akron Beacon Journal that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1995. In 2006 Derf won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for cartooning.[1] He received the Prix Révélation at the 2014 Angoulême International Comics Festival in France. In 2016, he won an Eisner Award for lettering for Trashed.
Contact: Diane Porter
Contact Number: 870-580-0987