Our graphic novel on Japanese American resistance to wartime incarceration, WE HEREBY REFUSE, is not due for publication until February — but when doing a project like this, you can’t pass up the opportunity when asked to be part of a panel titled, “Japanese American Voices in Graphic Novels.”
We’re glad to be part of the online panel on Tuesday, October 27, at 3:00 pm Pacific Time. The Pop Culture Panel Series is sponsored by the Escondido Public Library in support of the “One Book, One San Diego” program. You can register for free via Eventbrite, and add the Facebook Event to your timeline.
The program will be broadcast live on Facebook @escondidolibrary. The recording will be available for viewing after the event on Facebook (@escondidolibrary), YouTube (@EscondidoLibrary), and Instagram IGTV (@escondidolibrary).
In the meantime, the drawings by Ross Ishikawa and Matt Sasaki are taking shape and we’re now doing the painstaking work to reshape the words to better match the drawings. Join us next month to hear how it worked out and get your first peek at the story.