Announce: Lynda Barry and Chip Kidd @ The IFOA October 25 & 26

The International Festival of Authors will be welcoming two of our favourite people this season, and tickets are now on sale for their fantastic presentations! Creative dynamo Lynda Barry, author of the fantastic guide to creativity What It Is, and author and designer Chip Kidd, editor of the new collection Bat-Manga! The Secret History of Batman in Japan will be giving several presentations over the course of the IFOA.

Reading/Interview: Lynda Barry, What It Is
Saturday, October 25, 3:00pm
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre

Lynda Barry presents What It Is and is interviewed by The Beguiling’s Peter Birkemoe.

Reading/Interview: Chip Kidd, Bat-Manga!
Saturday, October 25, 5:00pm
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre

The doyen of book-jacket design talks Bat-Manga with The Beguiling’s Christopher Butcher.

Interview: Judging a Book by its Cover
Sunday, October 26, 1:00pm
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre

Bill Douglas, founder of The Bang studio talks to Chip Kidd and Lynda Barry and turns the old adage on its head.

Tickets for all events are $15.00 each, and are on sale now. For tickets or more information, visit the International Festival of Authors website at

– Chris @ The Beguiling