Submitted by Timberland Regional Library
Portland cartoonists and writers Nicole J. Georges and Aron Nels Steinke will present a slideshow of their work, Georges from her new graphic memoir, “Calling Dr. Laura,” and Steinke from “Big Plans,” his collected autobiographical mini-comics and anthology work. The event will be at the Olympia Timberland Library on Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Copies of their works will be available to purchase. The presentation, sponsored by the Friends of the Olympia Timberland Library, will occur after library hours.
Georges is an illustrator, zinester, pet portrait artist and the author of “Calling Dr. Laura,” a graphic memoir about family secrets and the time she called the radio talk-show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger for advice when she learned the truth.
Georges has been publishing her zines and comics for over 14 years. The most recent, “Invincible Summer,” has been collected into an anthology. She has toured with Sister Spit and Sister Spit: The Next Generation. Her website is http://nicolejgeorges.com .
Steinke is an elementary school teacher, children’s book author, and cartoonist. His work covers the reflective, the absurd and the humorous. His newest book, “Big Plans,” is a collection of his comics and stories ranging from the fear of terrorism, alcoholism, and a shooting at the mall to the Academy Awards. Steinke’s website is http://aronnelssteinke.blogspot.com
The Olympia Timberland Library is at 313 8th Avenue SE. For more information, contact the library at (360) 352-0595 or visit www.TRL.org.