Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Graphic novelist visiting Richland

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Graphic novelist Jason Shiga is rumored to be traveling by bus next week to be part of the annual Richland College Literary Festival.

Shiga, author of Empire State: A Love Story (or Not) and Meanwhile, will speak at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the Richland Library. The event is free. 

Jimmy, Shiga's main character from Empire State, also travels by bus, seeking adventure and love. The new title is available for check out at the Richland Library. 

Prof. Patrick Murphy spoke to the Richland Chronicle earlier this week about next week's event. Here is the interview. 

Read more about Jason Shiga at

Check out the library's graphic novel selections here

Happy reading,

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