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South Words: Van Jensen and Nate Powell

Nov 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Location Ron Robinson Theater
Partnership Oxford American

Tuesday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. (Ron Robinson Theater) 
*In partnership with Oxford American 

The second installment of Oxford American’s 2019-2020 South Words readers series features Van Jensen and Nate Powell, author and illustrator of Two Dead, moderated by OA senior editor and author of Carry the Rock, Jay Jennings.

Van Jensen, a former crime reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is a graphic novel writer who has written for the "Pinocchio" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" series and DC Comics. Nate Powell is an illustrator who worked on the No. 1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel trilogy "March," for which he became the first cartoonist ever to win the National Book Award.

His work also includes "You Don’t Say," "Any Empire," "Swallow Me Whole," "The Silence of Our Friends," "The Year of the Beasts," and Rick Riordan’s "The Lost Hero" and he has received a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, three Eisner Awards, two Ignatz Awards, two Harvey Awards, the Michael L. Printz Award, a Coretta Scott King Author Award, four YALSA Great Graphic Novels For Teens selections, and the Walter Dean Myers Award.

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