Wom@rts in Santiago

The Wom@rts roaming exhibition, titled I̶N̶ ̶VISIBLE, is being opened by Compostela Cultura in Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago tonight. My piece, ‘Interview with a Sphinx’, is part of the exhibition.

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Worldcon 75

I’ll be attending the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland from 9-13 August 2017, which is the first time a WorldCon has taken place in a Nordic country. It looks like it’s going to be a terrific event with a huge array of programming items. It will be my first time visiting Finland,…

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Animate Europe Awards ceremony and exhibition

I’ll be attending, and speaking, at the Animate Europe International Comics Competition 2017 Award Ceremony on 11 July at the Belgium Comic Strip Centre in Brussels, where the overall winner of the competition will be announced. It’s been a pleasure to serve on this jury and read a wide variety of ideas on how to…

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Re-Animate Europe

I’m pleased to say that I’m part of the jury for the 2017 Animate Europe comic book competition, organised by Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom. This is the third round of the competition and its theme this time is ‘Re-Animate Europe’. Here’s what it’s all about: After many external crises and internal shake-ups, from the…

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Women in Comics, Europe – page

Last week Laura Sneddon and I started a group on Facebook for European women working in the comic book industry, called Women in Comics, Europe. It’s open to academics, artists, writers, journalists, comic book sellers, etc. It’s been very successful and is a great space for networking and sharing information. Currently we have 120+ members,…

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Women in Comics, Europe

The fabulous Laura Sneddon (freelance journalist and Ph.D. student studying comic books) decided to set up a group on Facebook called ‘Women in Comics, Europe‘. I’m co-administrator of the group. It’s a group for women (i.e. anyone who identifies as a woman) who work in the comic book industry in Europe – be it as writer,…

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