Comic Book Hero Gene Luen Yang – This Creative Life ep 11


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October 1st, 2012
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In this edition of This Creative Life, hear about my plan to start all over in life with a new identity! But seriously folks! I hope you enjoy my conversation with Gene Luen Yang as much as I did. He’s a National Book Award finalist, Printz winner, two-time Eisner Award winner, and all-around terrific person. We did talk a bit about midlife, the deceptive appeal of a life with no commitments, balancing a day job with his creative work, and the difference between the pain of writing vs. the pain of not writing. Also a lot of other stuff. (Like outlining and Frito Scoops.)

TCL Ep 11 – Gene Luen Yang

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Show notes!

Gene’s super neato web site

@GeneLuenYang (Twitter)

Cool Twitter contest related to Avatar: The Last Airbender – open until 10/9/12

If you’re in San Francisco – go check out Gene TONIGHT (10/1) at the Sunset Branch Library! 7 p.m.

All of Gene’s books are belong to us

If you haven’t read AMERICAN BORN CHINESE – well, to me it’s become part of the YA canon, so I urge you to check it out.


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Thanks for listening! Back on Oct 15 with Matthew Quick, author of THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK!

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