Angoulême is one of the largest comics festivals in the world and attending the event has been on my dream-list for some time now. France has quite possibly the strongest comics-as-literature culture in the world and some of my very favorite artist/writers (or at least their publishers) will be at the festival. I can’t wait.
One other bit of comics-related news: I was recently the guest on Mathew Winner’s Busy Librarian Podcast. Here is a link to the episode where you can listen to me talk about the graphic novel-making process, picture books and maybe hear a little bit about the project I’m currently working on. Matthew has interviewed several of my creator-friends including Zack Giallongo, Dave Roman, Colleen AF Venable and Matt Phelan. It’s all here: