Writing Workshop with Lynda Barry

Sponsored by Philadelphia Alumni Writers House and DogStar Books

Monday, March 21, 2011
4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

Lynda Barry has worked as a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator and teacher. Her inspirational writing workshops are well known across the country and have been featured in The New York Times.

Barry is the creator behind the seminal comic strip that was syndicated across North America in alternative weeklies for two decades, Ernie Pook's Comeek, featuring the incomparable Marlys and Freddy, as well as the books One! Hundred! Demons!, The Greatest of Marlys, Cruddy: An Illustrated Novel, Naked Ladies Naked Ladies Naked Ladies, and The Good Times are Killing Me.

Her bestselling and acclaimed creative writing-how to-graphic novel, What It Is, won the 2009 Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Graphic Novel. Her most recent work is Picture This: The Near-Sighted Monkey Book.

This event is co-sponsored by Dog Star Books. Seating is limited; please call the Writers House at 291-4244 to reserve your seat.

This event is open to the public.

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