TITLE: Eric Wight: 2011 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Eric Wight
EVENT DATE: 2011/09/25
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 43 minutes
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Graphic novelist Eric Wight appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Eric Wight is an author, illustrator and animation director. His first book, "My Dead Girlfriend," was nominated for the 2008 Best Graphic Novel of the Year Award by the Young Adult Library Services Association. In 2004 Wight won the Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award for his illustration work in "The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist" the comic book adaptation of Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay." Wight's most recent book is "Frankie Pickle and the Mathematical Genius."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2011