An Evening with Deb JJ Lee

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Join us for an evening with Deb JJ Lee, creator of the graphic memoir In Limbo, which was chosen as this year's community read title at Interlochen Center for the Arts.  Lee will be visiting northern Michigan for a three day residency at Interlochen to share their experience and expertise with academy students, but will also be appearing for a public event right here at Brilliant Books!  

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Author/artist Deb JJ Lee sits in front of a wall covered in posters and ephemera.  They are a dark haired person of Asian descent wearing a grey sweater and chunky silver necklace

 

 

About the Artist:

Deb JJ Lee is a Korean American artist currently living in Brooklyn, NY . They have appeared in the New YorkerWashington PostNPRGoogleRadiolabPBS, and more.  Books they have illustrated include The Invisible Boy by Alyssa Hollingsworth (Roaring Brook Press, 2020) and The Other Side of Tomorrow by Tina Cho (HarperCollins, 2024). They enjoy reality tv, sparkling water, and pretending to be an extrovert.


Author/artist Deb JJ Lee sits in front of a wall covered in posters and ephemera.  They are a dark haired person of Asian descent wearing a grey sweater and chunky silver necklace

 

 

About the Guest Interviewer:

Sage Mitchell (he/they) is a queer writer and educator from Michigan. He teaches English to emerging artists at Interlochen Arts Academy. His poetry has been published in The Great Lakes Review, Pile Press, Tilted House, and elsewhere. Sage’s first chapbook Dirt Stache is due from Neon Hemlock Summer 2024.


 

Event date: 
Friday, February 9, 2024 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
118 E Front ST
In Limbo By Deb JJ Lee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250252661
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Published: First Second - March 7th, 2023

In Limbo By Deb JJ Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250252654
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Published: First Second - March 7th, 2023

The Invisible Boy By Alyssa Hollingsworth, Deb JJ Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alyssa Hollingsworth, Deb JJ Lee (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250791863
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Published: Square Fish - September 28th, 2021