9th Ave: Kaitlin Chan with Sophie Yanow

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 7:00pm

This event will be held at our 1231 9th Ave location. 

Cover of Kaitlin Chan's graphic novel, Eric's Sister. The cover has a thick black frame around the center image of two people hugging, one with their back to the viewer, both figures seemingly crying or worried.
Join us on Wednesday, May 22 at 7pm PT when Kaitlin Chan celebrates her graphic novel, Eric's Sister, with Sophie Yanow at 9th Ave!

Masks are Required for In-Person Attendance
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About Eric's Sister
A slice of life graphic novel set in Hong Kong, Eric’s Sister explores creative doubt, the uneasy love between family members, and friendship as a salve in the aftermath of tragedy.

Lisa and her brother Eric are aspiring artists in their twenties. Lisa has always loved drawing, and Eric is a painter poised for a career breakthrough. But as they each struggle to make their mark, there is a disquieting undercurrent of what they can’t tell each other. Lisa has always played second fiddle to her brother, but how much longer can she feel like a supporting actor in her own life?

The first 150 pages of Eric’s Sister ran as a webcomic from May to October 2023.

About Kaitlin Chan
Kaitlin Chan is a cartoonist and gallery worker from Hong Kong. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker online, The Economist, Catapult, Astra Magazine, Oprah Daily, The Margins, The Offing, Popula and elsewhere. In 2021, she was shortlisted for the Cartoonist Studio Prize in Webcomics. In 2023, she self-published her first graphic novel, Eric’s Sister.

About Sophie Yanow
Sophie Yanow is an artist and writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Contradictions is her first book with Drawn & Quarterly, the webcomic of which won an Eisner Award and was nominated for the Ringo, and Harvey awards. Yanow is also the author of What is a Glacier? and War of Streets and Houses. Her comics have appeared in The New YorkerThe GuardianFusionLos Angeles Review of Books, and The Nib

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