Comic Book Confidential

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Saturday, February 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Hotel Vetro

FREE, Grades 5-8

Do you love comics? Do you have a standing appointment at Daydreams on Wednesdays? Ever wanted to know what it takes to be a creator of comic books or comic strips? Now’s your chance! In this hands-on workshop with writer and artist Franky Frances Cannon. Share your ideas, get feedback, then learn the fascinating process of transforming an idea into a comic. This workshop is for kids in grades 5-8. Drawing materials will be provided.

Franky Frances Cannon is a writer and artist currently pursuing a master’s degree in nonfiction and book arts at Iowa Writers Workshop, teaching literature and creative writing at the University of Iowa, and working as an editorial assistant to The Iowa Review. She has recently published two books of poetry: Tropicalia with Vagabond Press, and Uranian Fruit with Honeybee Press. She also has a graphic memoir forthcoming with Gold Wake press, and work forthcoming in Poetry magazine.

She was born in Utah and since then has bounced around living, making artwork, and writing, in Oregon, Maine, Montana, Vermont, California, France, Italy, and Guatemala. She received her bachelor’s in poetry and printmaking at the University of Vermont, where she self-published several chapbooks of silkscreened prints and poems.

She has also worked as an editorial intern and contributor at McSweeney’s quarterly, The Believer, and The Lucky Peach. She has recently been published in Vice, The Examined Life Journal, Edible magazine, Electric Lit, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

Saturday, February 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Hotel Vetro

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Comic Book Confidential is sponsored by Daydreams Comics at 21 S. Dubuque St. in downtown Iowa City.  Established in 1986, Daydreams is THE comic book shop of Iowa City.  Be sure to stop in! Also mark your calendars for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY on Saturday, May 6, 2017

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