Virtual: Ed Piskor (Red Room) in conversation with Ariell Johnson at Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse

Streaming live to Fantagraphics’ Facebook page at on November 19th at 6:00 pm EDT! Join New York Times bestselling artist Ed Piskor for a virtual book event celebrating the release of his newest book, Red Room! Ed will sit down with Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse Owner Ariell Johnson to discuss the shadowy world of outlaw comics. Buy the book: About the book: A cyberpunk, outlaw, splatterpunk masterpiece from the New York Times bestselling creator of Hip Hop Family Tree and X-Men: Grand Design! Aided by the anonymous dark web and nearly untraceable cryptocurrency, a criminal subculture has emerged….

Virtual: Lee Lai (Stone Fruit), Personal Stories, Universal Resonance Panel at the Brooklyn Book Festival

Personal Stories, Universal Resonance What makes the personal universal? No matter how different or niche, somehow, deeply personal stories always find a way to resonate with audiences large and wide. Join moderator Mariko Tamaki (Surely Books) and panelists Kristen Radtke (Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness), Hiromi Goto (Shadow Life), Lee Lai (Stone Fruit), and Julia Kaye (My Life in Transition) as they share the inner workings of portraying inner lives and what it takes to bare one’s soul through the art of specificity.