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Drawing from Forest History: How One Artist Uses Forest History as Source Material

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Shing Yin Khor’s National Book Award finalist graphic novel, The Legend of Auntie Po, follows a 12-year-old Chinese American camp cook as she tells Paul Bunyan stories (reinvented as an elderly Chinese matriarch named Auntie Po) in a Sierra Nevada logging camp during the 1800s. Join Shing Yin to talk about making graphic novels, adapting W. B. Laughead’s Paul Bunyan drawings and stories, integrating forest history research into historical fiction, and telling stories about Chinese-American contributions to forest history.

This event is hosted by the Forest History Society.

Day/Time: June 8 at 1:00 p.m. (EDT)

Virtual via Zoom

To register, visit https://foresthistory.org/events/.

Details

Date:
June 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Website:
https://foresthistory.org/events/

Organizer

The Forest History Society
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Venue

Virtual
Alaska
Oregon
Washington

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