The Edinburgh International Book Festival began in 1983 and is celebrated annually in Scotland’s capital city. Today, the Festival organizes over 700 events, which are enjoyed by people of all ages. Its home is the historic Charlotte Square Gardens, which are transformed each year into a magical tented village that welcomes around 220,000 visitors.
The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival is comprised of comics-related events, including readings, presentations, panel discussions, and a large exhibition area featuring publishers and comic authors and artists. This year’s event includes three accomplished French comic creators, with the support of Europe Comics and the French Consulate in Vancouver: Lewis Trondheim & Brigitte Findakly,(Cosmonauts of the Future, Marvelous Adventures of McConey), and Yvan Alagbé.
Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim, the brilliant pair behind Poppies of Iraq (published by Drawn & Quarterly), will be touring Canada this May! Come meet them at the Alliance Française in Vancouver on May 18th at 7 pm.
Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim, the brilliant pair behind Poppies of Iraq (published by Drawn & Quarterly), will be touring Canada this May! Come meet them along with French Beninese cartoonist Yvan Alagbé on May 16th at the Alliance Française in Edmonton, as part of the French Comic Book Festival. The event includes a signing session from 3:30 to 5:30, and a creator panel at 7 pm.