Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.
He has written & drawn many graphic novels, including American Born Chinese, which was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award & an Eisner Award.
His graphic novel set, Boxers and Saints, won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He has also written for the hit comics Avatar: The Last Airbender & Superman.
Visit geneyang.com for more information.
Books will be available for sale by Mitzi's Books.
Funding for this program comes from the SD Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Visit sdhumanities.org for more information.