1. I’ve got some time to do illustration & design gigs. Get at me: sophieyanow@gmail.com

    Portfolio is here: http://sophieyanow.com/portfolio


  2. 2014-2015 Fellow @ CCS

    Happy to announce that I’ll be the 2014-2015 Fellow at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, VT. Yeehaw!

    If you’re still in New York post-MoCCA (or if you happen to live here!) please come out tonight to Bluestockings for a reading and book launch party for War of Streets and Houses!

    I’ll also be talking in New York tomorrow night with the wünderful Sam Alden at Ben Katchor’s Comics & Picture-story symposium. (I won’t have books at this event because we sold out this weekend, so if you want one please also come to the Bluestockings event, or I hear Bergen Street and Desert Island have them!)

  3. If you’re in NY please come say hi at the Bluestockings book launch for War of Streets and Houses (Monday April 7th at 7pm), or one of the other events below!

    Spring/Summer appearances thus far:

    4/02 - Providence, RI - Comic Reading with Sam Alden, O. Horvath, Cathy Johnson, Mickey Z

    4/5&6 - NY, NY - MoCCA Festival - with Uncivilized Books

    4/07 - NY, NY - Bluestockings - NY book launch for War of Streets and Houses

    4/08 - NY, NY - New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium - with Sam Alden

    4/11-13 - Quebec City - Festival de la Bande Dessinée Francophone de Quebec - with la mauvaise tête

    5/1 - White River Junction, VT - Center for Cartoon Studies - with Sam Alden

    5/10 & 11 - Toronto, ON - TCAF - with Uncivilized Books

    5/31 & 6/1 - Chicago IL - CAKE - with Uncivilized Books

    8/2&3 - Providence, RI - RIPExpo


  4. gingerlandcomics:

    I’ll post more about each thing as it happens, but here’s a loose list of the cities I’ll be visiting this Spring:
    Providence, April 2 Reading w/ Sophie Yanow, O Horvath, Micky Z, Cathy Johnson, others?)
    New York, April 5/6 MoCCA April 8 Lecture at The New School w/ Sophie Yanow

    Sam is doing some stuff and I’ll be at some of it too!

    Additionally Monday the 7th I’m reading at Bluestockings in NY. Come say hi at MoCCA too!


  5. Announcing the First Wave of Special Guests!



    RIPExpo is excited to welcome Lale Westvind, Leah Wishnia, Sophie Yanow and Mickey Zacchilli as our Special Guests in 2014!

    Learn more on our Special Guest page

    Other confirmed Special Guests are Mothers News and Suzy X, with more info coming soon!


    This is the last weekend to get your applications in!

    Exhibitor Applications are due Monday, March 31st

    Wee oo wee ooooooooo. So excited to get to hang out with these cool folks. Y’all better come.

  6. cathyboy:

    Comic Reading
    186 Carpenter St. Providence, RI
    April 2 - it’s a Wednesday
    7:30 doors, 8 - 10 event

    O Horvath - hysterical unwoman, reading from ‘Spurt Of Blood’
    *Mickey Z - reading from RAV, an underground romance drone comic
    *Sophie Yanow - memoir / nonfiction, new book ‘War of Streets and Houses’ - http://sophieyanow.com/
    Sam Alden - reading unpublished work on isolation - http://samaldencomics.tumblr.com/
    Cathy G. Johnson - aggrandizing emotional comics

    a RIPExpo Benefit!
    Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo, Aug 2 + 3
    *featuring RIPExpo Special Guests

    I’m excited these artists will be coming together to share their work, this event is sure to be a really amazing experience of art. Come down and support Sophie and Sam who are traveling from Montreal.

    Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1374284229517545/

    You better come if you’re round there!

  7. uncivilizr:

    Sophie Yanow’s War of Streets and Houses will begin shipping in March!

    This is your last chance to take advantage of the presale price! Get 15% off until March 5. JUST IN: All preorders will now come with a special letterpress (!!) bookplate signed and numbered by Sophie!



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