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SF – An Evening with Raina Telgemeier


Cartoonist Raina Telgemeier appears in conversation with Guy Raz at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 5 PM. Get tickets here…

Press Release:

Calling all aspiring writers, artists, storytellers and dreamers! Join renowned and bestselling graphic novelist Raina Telgemeier for a conversation about how to tell your story, tap into your creativity and share your smile. Learn different ways to get inspired, and even get a rare sneak peek into Raina’s process with a live drawing demo. While you’re here, grab a copy of Raina’s new book, Share Your Smile, a fun, colorful and interactive journal. With guidance from Raina herself, brainstorm ideas, make lists, paste in personal photos and use your imagination like never before to create your own stories.

This event is for ages 8 and up!

Raina Telgemeier is the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning creator of Smile, Sisters and the forthcoming Guts, all graphic memoirs based on her childhood. She is also the creator of the graphic novels Drama and Ghosts, and is the adapter and illustrator of four Baby-sitters Club graphic novels. Raina lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. To learn more, visit her online at goRaina.com.

Guy Raz is the host and co-creator of three NPR programs, including NPR’s first-ever podcast for kids, Wow In The World. His other shows, The TED Radio Hour and How I Built This are heard by more than 14 million people each month. For Spotify, he hosts The Rewind, and he’s gearing up to start a brand new show, Wisdom from the Top, for Luminary Media.

As a host and correspondent, Guy has interviewed more than 6,000 people including Richard Branson, Kelly Clarkson, Christopher Hitchens, Condoleezza Rice, Jimmy Carter, Al Gore, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Roxane Gay, Eminem, Taylor Swift and many, many others.

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Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 292-1233

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