Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival Welcomes Nicole J. Georges

Nicole J. Georges is a writer, illustrator, podcaster, and professor. Her Lambda Award-winning graphic memoir, “Calling Dr. Laura,” was called "engrossing, lovable, smart and ultimately poignant" by Rachel Maddow. Nicole's podcast adaptation of “Calling Dr. Laura, Relative Fiction,” won an Edward R. Murrow Award.  Her second graphic memoir, “Fetch, How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home,” is currently in development for television.

In her spare time, Nicole does a weekly queer feminist art podcast called Sagittarian Matters. She teaches at California College of the Arts MFA in Comics Program.

Once Upon a Memoir

Be sure to join us at Clark County Library on November 5 to see Nicole along with Jean Munson for a frank discussion about the art of airing your dirty laundry in public (aka telling the truth about your life and experiences). How do you pick themes to explore? How do you decide to depict others who were there? How do you keep it from turning into navel-gazing, and make something we all can read and engage with? Look for "Once Upon a Memoir" on the programming schedule from 2 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. in the classroom. 


Read Before You Go

Fetch

Fetch

Calling Dr. Laura

Calling Dr. Laura

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