Cartoonist Vera Brosgol appears at the Brookline Library on Friday, October 19th at 3:00 PM to present and sign her most recent graphic novel BE PREPARED!
She will also appear the following weekend at MICE – The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo.
Vera’s latest graphic novel Be Prepared chronicles her childhood experience as an immigrant to US attending a Russian Orthodox summer camp. Vera’s sweet and witty work has gathered many accolades, including an Eisner Award for her first graphic novel, Anya’s Ghost (First Second Books), and a Caldecott Honor for her first picture book, Leave Me Alone (Roaring Brook Press).
After studying classical animation at Sheridan College Vera Brosgol spent many years working in feature animation. She has storyboarded for Laika on the stop-motion feature films Coraline, Boxtrolls, and Kubo and the Two Strings, as well as for Cartoon Network, Frederator and various commercial projects. Vera now writes and illustrates books full-time in Portland, Oregon.
The Public Library of Brookline
361 Washington Street Brookline, MA 02445