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You are viewing an archive of the 2013 Festival Schedule. To view the latest schedule, please visit VaBook.org

Featuring:

Ricardo Cortés

A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola
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Ricardo Cortés, author of A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola, is best known for illustrating the number one New York Times bestselling classic Go the F*** to Sleep. He has illustrated books about electricity, the Jamaican bobsled team, and jury nullification.

Genre:Non-Fiction

Sarah Lawson

(Moderator)
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Sarah Lawson is the Executive Director of the Piedmont Council for the Arts, Charlottesville's designated arts agency. She graduated from UVa and founded The Bridge Film Series before becoming a book designer in New York City. Eventually, she came home and joined PCA.

Genre:Non-Fiction

Brian McMullen

Hang Glider & Mud Mask

Brian McMullen is the author of Hang Glider & Mud Mask. He is editor and art director of McSweeney's McMullens, the company's recently launched children's book department.

Genre:Children/Youth

Barbara Slate

Getting Married and Other Mistakes
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Barbara Slate, author of Getting Married and Other Mistakes, is an adult graphic novelist. She has also written You Can Do a Graphic Novel and for Disney, DC Comics, Marvel, and Ms. Liz.

Genres:Fiction, Publishing, Children/Youth