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Sarah Leavitt & Nicola Streeten

You are invited to another spectacular Comica Conversation between a North American and a British graphic novelists, in this case between Sarah Leavitt, whose Tangles from Cape movingly chronicles her mother’s Alzheimer’s disease, and Nicola Streeten, whose Billy, Me & You grabbed two whole pages in The Guardian for her account of losing her young child and confronting her loss and her grief. It promises to be a very special encounter and is completely free, subject to capacity. Both authors will also be signing their books afterwards. More…

Where: Orbital Comics, 8 Gt Newport St, London WC2H 7JA
When: Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 7.30pm to 8.30pm


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