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San Diego Comic Con 2019!
Rose Little-Brock, Matthew and Jennifer L. Holm, me, and Traci Todd at last year’s SDCC!

Rose Little-Brock, Matthew and Jennifer L. Holm, me, and Traci Todd at last year’s SDCC!

It’s almost time for another San Diego Comic Con, and I’m so excited to see everyone! Here’s where you can find me during this year’s madness!

Tuesday, July 16

6pm-8pm — San Diego Public Library “Pre-Con at the Library” Spotlight Presentation

330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101, 6pm-8pm

Join us for a special spotlight presentation from Raina Telgemeier, the author and illustrator of several New York Times bestsellers, including Smile, Drama, Sisters, and Ghosts. In anticipation of her new book “Guts”, Raina will be speaking to us about her work, career, and creative process at the San Diego Public Library. Attendees will receive a special giveaway. Signing to follow. Limit two items per attendee. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, July 18

2:30pm-3:30pm — Autographs at the Scholastic Booth, Booth 2115

Friday, July 19

12pm-1pm — Feminist Comics that Rock Panel, Shiley Special Events Suite, San Diego Central Library

Let's celebrate the diversity of strong female characters, authors, and publishers in contemporary kids’ comics! Panel with: Raina Telgemeier (Guts), Claudia Aguirre (Morning in America), Jennifer Holm (Sunny Rolls the Dice), Peggy Burns (publisher, Drawn & Quarterly).

2:30pm-3:30pm — Autographs at the Scholastic Booth, Booth 2115

4pm-5pm — Graphix Fix: Great Graphic Novels for All Ages, Room 32AB

Join Scholastic Graphix superstars as they discuss their upcoming graphic novels and the art of creating comics for all ages. Attendees will receive a Graphix tote bag! Panelists: Jim Benton (Catwad), Sarah Graley (Glitch), Jennifer Holm (Sunny Rolls the Dice), Jon J Muth (The Seventh Voyage), Tui Sutherland (Wings of Fire), and Raina Telgemeier (Guts).

Saturday, July 20

2:30pm - 3:30pm - Autographs at the Scholastic Booth, Booth 2115

The SISTERS Tour: Full Schedule!

All right...the list of tour stops is now 99.9% complete! I'm hitting the road to visit a good chunk of North America over the next couple of months -- will I see you at one of these events?


Books will be for sale at every event. Events are free unless otherwise noted. Ticketed events may sell out quickly, so be sure to reserve soon!

Sept 13-14 Small Press Expo (SPX) :: Tickets $15/Sat, $10/Sun, $20/Weekend Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center Bethesda, MD My table: H1-H2 My spotlight panel is on Saturday at 1pm!

Monday, Sept 15 One More Page Books Event with Dave Roman Arlington, VA 4:30pm

Saturday, Sept 20 Princeton Book Festival Princeton, NJ 11am-4pm

Monday, Sept 22 Oblong Books Event 6422 Montgomery St. Rhinebeck, NY 4:30pm

Thursday, Sept 25 University Bookstore Event with Kazu Kibuishi Seattle, WA 7pm

Friday, Sept 26 Seattle Public Library Event (sponsored by Secret Garden) with Kazu Kibuishi SPL Northeast Branch 6801 35th Ave. N.E Seattle, WA 6:30pm

Sunday, Sept 28 North Vancouver Event (sponsored by Kidsbooks) :: BUY TICKETS with Kazu Kibuishi Highlands United Church 3255 Edgemont Blvd. North Vancouver Info: 604-986-6190 7pm

Monday, Sept 29 Vancouver Event (sponsored by Kidsbooks) :: BUY TICKETS with Kazu Kibuishi West Point Grey United Church 4595 W 8th Ave. Vancouver Info: 604-738-5335 or 7pm

Thursday, Oct 2 Chapters Brampton Event Brampton, Ontario 7pm

Friday, October 3 Brookline Public Library Event (sponsored by Booksmith) Brookline, MA 3pm

October 4-5 MICE (Massachusetts Independent Comic Expo) Boston, MA Special guest! Look for my program on Sunday, and find me at my table the rest of the weekend signing books!

Monday, Oct 6 Wellesley Bookstore Event at the Morse Institute Natick, MA 7pm

Wednesday, October 8 Best American Comics Event :: BUY TICKETS The Strand Bookstore NYC 7pm

Thursday, October 9 Graphic Novelists PICTIONARY with Jarrett Krosoczka, Sara Varon and Frank Cammuso McNally Jackson Booksellers 52 Prince Street, NYC 7pm

Saturday, October 11 Sheboygan Children's Book Festival Sheboygan, WI Here are four places to find me on Saturday!

Saturday, October 18 Vegas Valley Book Fest Las Vegas, NV Program and signing Saturday the 18th!

Wednesday, Oct 22 Alameda Free Library Event (sponsored by Books Inc.) with Kazu Kibuishi Alameda Free Library Alameda, CA 6:30pm

Friday, Oct 24 Pleasanton Library Event (sponsored by Towne Center Books) with Kazu Kibuishi Pleasanton Library Pleasanton, CA 7pm

Saturday, Oct 25 Reading Bug Graphic Novel Event with Kazu Kibuishi San Carlos, CA 2pm

Monday, Oct 27 Anderson's Bookstore Event at Wentz Hall with Kazu Kibuishi Naperville, IL 7pm

Wednesday, October 29 Delaware County District Library (sponsored by Fundamentals) with Kazu Kibuishi 83 East Winter Street Delaware, OH 7pm

Thursday, October 30 Joseph-Beth Booksellers with Kazu Kibuishi Cincinnati, OH 4pm

November 20-23 Miami Book Fair Miami, FL

November 23-25 NCTE Washington, DC


Don't see your city on this list and still want a signed book? My local indie bookstore, The Astoria Bookshop, will ship one to your door!

April Events

April is going to be a month chock-full of coast-to-coast travel, comics, books, and friends! Here's where you'll be able to find me in the next month. Click the event links for full details, locations, and directions! Saturday, April 3, 2:00 PM NYPL Literary Cafe: Graphic Novelists New York Public Library 42nd Street between 5th & 6th Avenues New York, NY

Join me, Tracy White, and Colleen A.F. Venable, for a discussion about graphic novels for kids, tweens and teens. (As part of the NYPL's Literary Cafe series, this is an adults-only forum.)


April 10-11 MoCCA Art Fest New York, NY Exhibiting w/ the Comics Bakery: I'll have hardcover and paperback versions of Smile, original art, BSC books, and minicomics.

I'll be on a panel, Sunday April 11 at 4:30 PM: YA? Why Not! Join me, Hope Larson, Tracy White, and Jillian Tamaki as we discuss the YA and kids comics market, libraries, schools, and our work. Moderated by The Beat's Heidi MacDonald. Downstairs in the main panel room.


April 16-18 C2E2 (Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo) Chicago, IL Find me in the Artist Alley! I'll have copies of Smile, original artwork, BSC books, t-shirts and minicomics!

Panel and presentation information coming soon!


Tuesday, April 20 Challengers Comics + Conversation Store signing and reading (with Dave Roman) Chicago, IL 7 - 9 PM

Join Dave and I for a fun evening of live comics readings, music, books, and snacks!


Thursday, April 22 Multnomah County Library Event Kenton Branch 8226 N. Denver Ave. Portland, OR 97217 (503) 988-5370

Time and details coming soon!


April 24-25 Stumptown Comics Fest Portland, OR I'll be set up with copies of Smile, BSC books, minicomics, and original art!

Panel information coming soon!


(And just for good measure...) Saturday, May 1 Books of Wonder Smile Signing and Reading! 18 West 18th St. New York, NY Noon - 2 PM

Come by BoW for a book reading with myself and a couple of other authors! May 1 is also Free Comic Book Day, so be sure to stop by your favorite local comic shop too!