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    Emily Lauer

    In addition to being a contributor to the site, Emily Lauer is the Pubwatch Editor for WWAC. She teaches writing and literature at Suffolk County Community College where she studies comics, kids' books, adaptations and visual culture. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, daughter and dog.

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  • Picture Book Roundup: Book Expo America 2019

    Picture Book Roundup: Book Expo America 20190

    Every spring, publishers, authors, and agents display their latest and upcoming books for booksellers and librarians in the huge industry show Book Expo America. This year, as I wandered the vast book fields of the Javits Center, my attention was particularly arrested by the range of excellent picture books on offer, from the smallest independent

  • This Is How You Lose The Time War: Savoring Each Moment0

    This is How You Lose the Time War Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone Saga Press July 16, 2019 In Amal El-Mohtar’s and Max Gladstone’s upcoming novella, they answer the age-old question, what happens when a climbing vine falls in love with the Industrial Revolution? What happens when an analog pocket watch falls in love with

  • MoCCA Fest Through the Years

    MoCCA Fest Through the Years2

    The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival (MoCCA Fest) has been an annual New York City event since 2002. I have been attending it on and off for well over a decade. My time at the MoCCA Fest this year was dripping with nostalgia. Since that weekend this Spring, I have looked back at

  • Focus on Comics Scholarship: an interview with Frederik Byrn Køhlert

    Focus on Comics Scholarship: an interview with Frederik Byrn Køhlert0

    Routledge will be publishing a series of scholarly texts on “Gender, Sexuality and Comics Studies,” as part of its Focus Collection, which offers quick publication of peer-reviewed work, of a length generally associated with a too-long chapter, or too-short monograph: 20,000 to 50,000 words including notes and references. The editor for the Gender, Sexuality and