Mirion Malle discusses her graphic novel THIS IS HOW I DISAPPEAR with cartoonist Sophie Yanow (THE CONTRADICTIONS).
MIRION MALLE is a French cartoonist and illustrator who lives in Montreal. She studied comics at the École Superieure des Arts Saint-Luc in Brussels before pursuing a Masters degree in sociology specializing in gender and feminist studies, via Paris Diderot and the Université du Québec à Montréal. Malle has published three books. The League of Super Feminists was her first book to be translated into English and was nominated for the 2020 Prix Jeunesse at the Angoulême International Comics Festival.
SOPHE YANOW is an artist and writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Contradictions is her first book with Drawn & Quarterly, and it won or was nominated for the Eisner Award, Lambda Literary Award, Edmund White Publishing Triangle Award, the Believer Book Award, and more. Yanow is also the author of What is a Glacier? and War of Streets and Houses. Her comics have appeared in The New Yorker, The Guardian, Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Nib. She has been a MacDowell Colony Fellow, and her translation of Dominique Goblet’s Pretending is Lying received the Scott Moncrieff prize for translation from French. Yanow has taught at the Center for Cartoon Studies, the New Hampshire Institute of Art, and The Animation Workshop in Denmark.
This event is presented with the support of the French Embassy in Canada (Ambassade de France au Canada).