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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Kevin Pyle, author of Take What You Can Carry

May 4, 2012

Two disparate tales, set decades apart, converge in Kevin C. Pyle’s sweetly compelling and movingTake What You Can Carry. The creator of the book shared his insights into the story with us.

Interview: Lila Quintero Weaver, author of Darkroom

May 4, 2012

In the early 1960s, Lila Quintero Weaver’s family moved to the very small southern town of Marion. While they were Hispanic, their skin tones were “different” enough that they saw racism rear its ugly head. We talked to the author about her deeply personal memoir. 

Interview: Alison Bechdel, author of Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama

May 3, 2012

In the midst of reading Alison Bechdel’s newest memoir, ARE YOU MY MOTHER?, an amazing thing happens: You begin to realize how truly universal this story is, regardless of the type of relationship you have with your own mother. The analytical search for identity forms and shapes us, and the older we get, the more we want to trace our foundations and understand the nature vs. nurture conflict that went us within our own beings as we developed.

Interview: J. Torres, author of Jinx

Apr 17, 2012

She's been around since the '40s, but it's taken this long for Lil Jinx to reach high school! Now writer J. Torres is tackling the newly revamped teen series and taking on the big issues of teen life today, from love and homework to dealing with parents, bullying, sexism, and more. It's a broad-reaching series with great ambitions, and we talked to Torres about what makes Jinx such a good-luck charm.

Interview: Cameron Stewart, author of Sin Titulo

Mar 30, 2012

A Shuster and Eisner Award-winning illustrator for his web comic Sin Titulo and recognized with multiple nominations for other Harvey, Eagle, Eisner, and Shuster Awards since 2007 for projects such as The Other Side, Seaguy: The Slaves of Mickey Eye, and Batman & Robin, Cameron Stewart began his now celebrated career as an inker. Following a chance encounter with Darwyn Cooke when Stewart worked in a Canadian video store and was doodling at the register, he began a professional apprenticeship under Cooke's direction.