How do you say "Raina Telgemeier"?

Some tricks and treats for you today: ++If you're wondering how to say my name, I teamed up with a site called, which offers audio clips of authors saying their names! I also included a couple of pronunciation tips, and an anecdote about how got my name in the first place. Just follow the LINK!

++From the same site: here's a short recording I made where I talk about Smile, and even read an excerpt.

++In other news, I updated my info page with some frequently asked questions! Take a look.

++Finally, I'll be dropping into the New York Comic Con this weekend. My schedule of signings and panels is here, in case you missed it the first time around.

Happy October!

Raina Telgemeier