Saturday, May 13 at Reid Castle
11:00 a.m. reading
1:00-4:00 p.m.

New Yorker cartoonist and author of
“Can We Talk About Something More Pleasant?” 

Roz Chast will be the featured artist at this celebration of the Graphic Novel, presented by the Manhattanville College MFA Creative Writing Program. Ms. Chast’s presentation and book signing begins at 11 a.m., Reid Castle West Room and is free and open to the public.

Three-hour Graphic Novel Writing Workshops for adults and youth begin at 1 p.m.

Registration is $75 and includes a box lunch.

Adult Workshop with Paul Levitz is SOLD OUT.

To enjoy the day with with Roz Chast and our writing team, you can still register for a workshop with graphic novelist/cartoonist/teacher Carl Potts.


ADULT WRITING WORKSHOP with Carl Potts, a writer, editor, cartoonist and teacher, best known for creating the series Alien Legion for the Marvel Comics imprint Epic Comics. He teaches at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.

SOLD OUT- ADULT WRITING WORKSHOP with Paul Levitz, a comic fan (The Comic Reader), editor (Batman), writer (Legion of Super-Heroes), executive (30 years at DC, ending as President & Publisher), historian (Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel, Abrams ComicArts, 2015) and educator.  His over 400 comics have been collected in more than 20 graphic novels. He teaches at Princeton, Columbia, Manhattanville and in Pace’s graduate program.

YOUTH GRAPHIC NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP for YOUTH featuring Barbara Slate, author of the critically acclaimed textbook You Can Do a Graphic Novel. Slate teaches students how to find their own drawing style regardless of artistic ability, create characters, develop a plotline and create eye-popping layouts. Slate is also the author of Getting Married and other Mistakes. She created Angel Love for DC Comics, Yuppies from Hell and Sweet XVI for Marvel, and wrote hundreds of stories for Archie, Betty and Veronica, Disney's Beauty and the Beast and Pocahontas comics, 65 Barbie comics, and more.

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