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How to Create and Publish a Graphic Novel: A Guardian Masterclass

Later this month, we’re bringing together some of the finest experts and creators in the business for a Guardian Masterclass in graphic novel creation. This in-depth, full-day seminar will cover everything you need to know about the art of the graphic … Continue reading

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How to Pitch to Publishers: A Short Course at the British Library

To tie in with its Comics Unmasked exhibition, the British Library is hosting a series of workshops aimed at aspiring comics artists – and SelfMadeHero’s founder and Publisher, Emma Hayley, is lending a hand. Next Wednesday, 2nd July, Emma will join … Continue reading

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Drawing the Line: Antonin Baudry in Conversation with Frank Rich and Edmund White

Antonin Baudry (aka Abel Lanzac), French diplomat and author of the bestselling political comedy Weapons of Mass Diplomacy (with Christophe Blain), will discuss France’s resistance to the Iraq War with the writers Frank Rich and Edmund White on Wednesday July 2nd at McNally Jackson, from 7pm. … Continue reading

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Literary Kitchen Festival: Steven Appleby, ILYA & Oscar Zarate

This Sunday, 22nd June, we’re venturing south of the river for The Literary Kitchen Festival at the Peckham Pelican, 92 Peckham Road, London, SE15 5PY. This week-long literary extravaganza culminates in a Journal and Imprints Fair on Sunday, 11am-4pm, showcasing some of … Continue reading

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Steven Appleby Signs The Good Inn at Gosh! Comics, Tuesday 17th June

Following his appearance at the amazing launch event at the British Library a week ago, Steven Appleby will will be signing copies of The Good Inn at Gosh! Comics on Tuesday 17th June, from 7pm. The Good Inn, released last week, is co-authored … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero at ELCAF 2014

It’s that time of year again: we’re slipping on our tight jeans, waxing our moustaches and riding our fixed-wheel bikes to trendy East London for ELCAF. This year we have no less than seven – yes, seven! – amazing creators … Continue reading

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Ricky Rouse Has A Gun: Limited Edition Hardback

THE NEWS On Thursday this week, 12th June, we’re releasing a limited edition hardback of Ricky Rouse Has A Gun by Jörg Tittel and John Aggs, a stunning, brilliant and utterly bonkers graphic novel set in a knockoff Disney theme park. Find it … Continue reading

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Stoke Newington Literary Festival: Oscar Zarate, ILYA, Steven Appleby & Martin Rowson

This weekend, the Stoke Newington Literary Festival sees a whole load of brilliant events take place in north-east London, with guests including Ray Davies, Lynn Barber and Mark Kermode. What’s more, there’s plenty to amuse graphic novel and cartoon fans as … Continue reading

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LF Bollée to Speak at the ANZ Festival of Literature & Arts

This weekend, King’s College plays host to the Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature & Arts. The organisers have compiled a diverse and intriguing list of writers, actors, musicians and opinionators, who’ll be speaking at the Strand Campus in … Continue reading

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A Night At The Good Inn: Black Francis, Josh Frank and Steven Appleby in Conversation with David Quantick

On Saturday 7th June, Pixies frontman Black Francis joins writer Josh Frank and artist Steven Appleby for a unique event to celebrate the publication of their new book, The Good Inn. Hosted by David Quantick, the event takes place at the British … Continue reading

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