Southborough Library Event Calendar

Date: 7/13/2021
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Title: Joel Christian Gill
Contact: Host: Shrewsbury Public Library, 508-841-8609.
Location: Online
Description: Join critically acclaimed cartoonist Joel Christian Gill for this exciting talk to kick-off Shrewsbury Public Library's annual celebration of comics, cartoons, and all things pop culture. This online program is in collaboration with other local area libraries, including the Southborough Library. Joel Christian Gill is a cartoonist and historian who speaks nationally on the importance of sharing stories. He is the author of the acclaimed memoir Fights: One Boy's Triumph Over Violence, cited as one of the best graphic novels of 2020 by The New York Times and for which he was awarded the 2021 Cartoonist Studio Prize. He wrote the words and drew the pictures for Fast Enough: Bessie Stringfield’s First Ride and the award-winning graphic novel series Strange Fruit: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History, as well as 3 volumes of Tales of The Talented Tenth, which tell the stories of Bass Reeves, Bessie Stringfield and Robert Smalls. Please register:            508-485-5031