Interview: Jerzy Drozd
On Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24, while attending the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, I ran around to as many of my favorite kids comics creators as I could and asked them all the exact same questions. Keep in mind, exhibit halls are crazy loud and crazy busy, so there is a lot of background noise. Let me know in the comments if you have trouble hearing anything and I’ll translate for you.
So, this Jerzy Drozd guy, he’s, like, everywhere, you know? He writes comics, teaches classes, organizes comic book conventions, and produces one of my favorite podcasts. When I saw that he had a booth in Artists Alley, I had to stop by and say hello.
Books mentioned in this video:
- Drama, by Raina Telgemeier
- Out of the Silent Planet; Perelandra; That Hideous Strength, by C.S. Lewis
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About Eva Volin
Eva Volin is the Supervising Children's Librarian for the Alameda Free Library in California. She has written about graphic novels for such publications as Booklist, Library Journal, ICv2, Graphic Novel Reporter, and Children & Libraries. She has served on several awards committees including the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Isotope Award for Excellence in Mini-Comics. She served on YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens committee for three years and is currently serving on ALSC's Notable Books for Children committee.
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