Kat Verhoeven’s #FestofAuthors19 in Comics

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Kat Verhoeven is a Canadian cartoonist from Kingston who has spent most of her adulthood in Toronto. There, she received a degree in illustration from OCAD University. Verhoeven is known for her award-nominated comic Towerkind and her webcomic-turned-novel, Meat and Bone, as well as her anthology and zine work.

As one of our #FestofAuthors19 Delegates, Kat has been translating her Festival experience into a series of comics. Take a look below!

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#FestofAuthors19 in Comics by Jason Loo

Jason Loo is a Toronto-based artist and comics creator most widely known for this work on The Pitiful Human-Lizard, a superhero comic set in Toronto. The series, which is published through Chapterhouse Comics, was nominated for the 2018 Doug Wright Spotlight Award!

As one of our #FestofAuthors19 Delegates, Jason has been translating his Festival experience into a series of comic strips. Take a look below!

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Free Events at #FestofAuthors19

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In addition to offering free programming for students and youth aged 25 and under, #Festofauthors19 also offers a selection of events that are free for everyone! 

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International Authors to See at #FestofAuthors19

Every year, authors travel to Toronto from all over the world to take part in the Toronto International Festival of Authors. This year, we present a group of internationally acclaimed authors who bring with them different perspectives and techniques.

Here are some names you’ll definitely want to catch while they’re in town!

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