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Allowed

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In this livestream programming series, invited artists and writers join Christine Pasalo Norland in conversation, to share aloud the influences and intentions behind their latest works.


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EPISODE SYNOPSES

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Episode 3Jamila Rowser & Robyn SmithJune 8, 2022

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Friends and collaborators Jamila Rowser & Robyn Smith talk about their new graphic novel Wash Day Diaries! Published by Chronicle Books, the book features a collection of stories centered on the friendship between four Black women and femmes, beginning with a colorized version of "Wash Day," the one-shot that launched Rowser's and Smith's friendship and Rowser's Black Josei Press. Wash Day Diaries releases on July 5, 2022 and is currently available for pre-order.

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Episode 2 • Steenz! • April 29, 2022

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Friendships, character building, and fandom: Cartoonist Steenz gives us a sneak peak into their new comics collection Heart Takes the Stage and discusses the ways they continue to infuse their style and perspective into the "Heart of the City" comic strip.

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Episode 1 • Trinidad Escobar • March 10, 2022

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Nipa huts, mermaids, and the gothic: Cartoonist Trinidad Escobar discusses her new Queer erotica comics collection Arrive In My Hands, published by Black Josei Press.

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