Vera Brosgol

Creators / Featured Kids Guests / Kids Creators

Vera Brosgol was born in Moscow, Russia in 1984 and moved to the United States when she was five. She received a diploma in Classical Animation from Sheridan College, and spent many years working in feature animation but now she is writing and drawing books full-time. She likes that very much.

She has storyboarded for Laika on the feature films CoralineParanormanThe Boxtrolls, and Kubo and the Two Strings, as well as for Cartoon Network, Frederator and various commercial projects.

Her first graphic novel, Anya’s Ghost, was published in 2011 by First Second Books and won an Eisner Award. Her first picture book, Leave Me Alone, was published in 2016 by Roaring Brook Press and won a Caldecott Honor.

She is debuting her latest book, Be Prepared, at TCAF 2018.

Website

First Second Books

Vera Brosgol can be found at Table #200 (First Second)

Programming:

Spotlight: Vera Brosgol x Hope Larson – Saturday, 12:15PM, Hinton Learning Theatre (3rd Floor, Library)

Summer Camp Comics – Saturday, 4:00PM, Forest Hill Ballroom (Marriott)

The Spooky Comics Showdown – Sunday, 1:30PM, Forest Hill Ballroom (Marriott)

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