Customers and friends! It’s been 3 long years and like 6 book releases since our friend Jeffrey Brown has been to Toronto, and we’re pleased to announce that the dryspell is over! Jeffrey Brown, author of Clumsy, Incredible Change-Bots, Cat Getting Out Of A Paper Bag, Funny Mis-Shapen Body, and the brand-new UNDELETED SCENES will be in Toronto April 26th, for an event sponsored by The Beguiling, The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, and Toronto Public Library’s KEEP TORONTO READING month!
This is a completely free event, and all you gotta do is hop on the subway to North York station (it’s on the Yonge line, for downtowners that never go north of Bloor). It’s going to be a really fun event, with a great reading/presentation and a chat, signing, and sketching and Jeff’s a really funny, engaging speaker. Jeff isn’t scheduled for TCAF this year either (timing!) so if you wanna come see him and hang out, you’ve got one kick at the can. 🙂
Here are the details, and for the complete list of Keep Toronto Reading programming check out http://beta.torontopubliclibrary.ca/ktr/! Hope to see you there!
Graphically Speaking: Jeffrey Brown’s UNDELETED SCENES
North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge St. (at North York TTC)
Monday, April 26, 2010
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
FREE TO ATTEND
Part of the Keep Toronto Reading Festival. Presented by The Toronto Comic Arts Festival and The Beguiling
Jeffrey Brown, one of the most celebrated autobiographical cartoonists of the past 10 years, returns to Toronto to celebrate the release of his newest graphic novel Undeleted Scenes. Brown is best known for his “Girlfriend Trilogy” of graphic novels including Clumsy, Unlikely, and AEIOU, from Top Shelf, and his recent works for Simon & Shuster’s Touchstone Books line including Funny Misshapen Body and Little Things. In addition, Brown’s popular Cat Getting Out of a Paper Bag is on its fourth printing for Chronicle Books, and last year Brown directed an animated music video for pop-rockers Death Cab for Cutie.
Undeleted Scenes collects all of Jeffrey Brown’s short stories and non-fiction pieces created since the release of Clumsy into one 352 page book, including little-seen and rare material. Brown will be on-hand to talk about the unique challenges of creating soul-bearing autobiography in comics, his development as a cartoonist and storyteller, and blurring the line between fact and fiction.
Graphically Speaking: Jeffrey Brown’s Undeleted Scenes is presented in partnership with The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, a week long comics event culminating in a two-day exhibition at Toronto Reference Library, May 8th and 9th 2010. For more information please visit http://torontocomics.com.