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Marguerite Abouet

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jul 10

Sat, Jul 10 2021, 11AM - 1PM

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Part of event series: Comics in the City 2021

Marguerite Abouet

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MFA in Comics

b.austin-docampo@cca.edu

Event description

Marguerite Abouet is an Ivorian writer of bandes dessinées, best known for her graphic novel series, Aya, which won the 2006 Angoulême International Comics Festival Prize for First Comic Book and has sold over 200,000 copies in France. The Canadian publisher Drawn & Quarterly distributed the English-language version in the United States.

In celebration CCA’s MFA in Comics annual summer session, California College of the Arts hosts its ninth annual Comics in the City guest speaker series featuring Eunsoo Jeong (Koreangry), Akira Himekawa (The Legend of Zelda), Marguerite Abouet (Aya), Emil Ferris (My Favorite Thing Is Monsters), and Alison Bechdel (Fun Home). For more information about the MFA in Comics program visit cca.edu/mfacomics.