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Graphic Novelist Carol Tyler to Speak at Johns Hopkins

April 12, 2018
CONTACT: Jill Rosen
Office: 443-997-9906
Cell: 443-547-8805
jrosen@jhu.edu @JHUmediareps

WHAT: Carol Tyler, the acclaimed creator of the graphic trilogy You’ll Never Know, will speak at Johns Hopkins University.

With You’ll Never Know, a three-volume examination of her parents’ lives during World War II, and the collateral damage the war has continued to inflict on her family and herself, Tyler joins the ranks of distinguished graphic memoirists like Alison Bechdel (Fun Home) and Art Spiegelman (Maus). Her work has appeared in Twisted Sisters, Weirdo, Wimmen’s Comix and LA Weekly, among many other publications. She has received numerous awards ranging from Last Gasp’s inaugural Dori Seda Memorial Award for Best New Female Cartoonist in 1988 to the Slate Book Review/Center for Cartoon Studies Cartoonist Studio Prize for her book Soldier’s Heart in 2016.

Tyler lives in Cincinnati and teaches at the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. She is also a residency artist in the Arts Learning Program of the Ohio Arts Council.

The talk is free and open to the public.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 16.

WHERE: Arellano Theatre, Levering Hall, on the Homewood campus at 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore.

Members of the media who expect to cover this event should RSVP to Jill Rosen at 443-997-9903 or jrosen@jhu.edu.

 

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