Graphic Short Story Prize: An exhibition in association with Comica, The Observer and Jonathan Cape
Saturday 3rd November 2012 9am - Friday 16th November 2012 6pm
107 Charing Cross Road
Literary Event, Exhibition, Free Event
Once again, Comica Festival are partnering with the Observer and Jonathan Cape to run their prestigious Graphic Short Story Prize, with the Gallery at Foyles hosting an exclusive exhibition of entrants' work. Discover art from Britain's newest graphic novel geniuses, and find out the incredible ways in which comic artists are pushing the boundaries of their genre.
Plus: in addition to a host of other Comica events at Foyles, on Friday 2nd November three of the panel of judges - The Observer's Rachel Cooke, Jonathan Cape publisher Dan Franklin, and co-director of Comica Festival Paul Gravett - will reveal the Graphic Short Story Prize 2012 runner-up and winner at a special ticketed launch evening in the Gallery. Keep an eye on the Foyles website for further announcements.
Joining them will be previous prize-winners and finalists including Isabel Greenberg, Stephen Collins and others who have since been commissioned by Jonathan Cape to create full-length graphic novels. There will also be the world premiere of a piano performance by Othon, adapting the Cape graphic novel The Tale of Brin and Bent and Minno Marylebone by Ravi Thornton and Andy Hixon.
Venue: The Gallery at Foyles, Third Floor, Charing Cross Road
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm, Sunday 11.30am-6pm
Please note that the Gallery may be closed when instore meetings and events are taking place
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Ravi Thornton; Andy Hixon