Cynthia Clark Harvey
4 months ago | Events
Lisa Hanawalt wears a lot of hats — or, more accurately, outfits, some of which she may have designed herself. She's an artist, illustrator, James Beard award-winning food columnist (Lucky Peach), ceramicist, textile and apparel designer, and anim...
5 months ago | Art
I don’t remember when I first read Where the Wild Things Are — probably not when it was first published, though I was just old enough to read. I didn’t have a copy of my own, as my parents were more Little Golden Book types. I don’t remember ...
8 months ago | Fun
It doesn’t seem that graphic novels have seasons like other genres in publishing. Maybe it’s because of their roots in what are now labeled “floppies,” episodic comics with monthly releases: what we used to call comic books. Then there’s the fact ...
11 months ago | Holidays
We know you’re busy, maybe too busy, during the holidays. But still, you deserve some time to yourself. Time for you to leave the holiday hysteria behind to slip into another world. Graphic novels provide the perfect portal through which to make y...
1 year ago | Events
Not many months ago, we found a website, Zen Pencils, which deftly combines some of our favorite things: comics, pithy quotes, and short biographies. The site’s been up since early 2012, but we’re almost glad we’re behind the curve because now the...
1 year ago | Literary
It’s almost fall somewhere in the Northern Hemisphere. Fall, as in cool temperatures and the beginning of a new school year. As this is being written, it’s monsoon season in the Valley and school has been in session for weeks. When we were kids so...