NW Voices Presents Graphic Journalist Sarah Mirk
Join in the dialogue and celebrate the voices of our region and our community.
Our next NW Voices event features graphic journalist, and author of Guantanamo Voices, an illustrated oral history of Guantanamo Bay prison, Sarah Mirk. She will be joining us via Zoom for an online NW Voices event on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 7 pm. The link to this Zoom event can be found on the Library’s website at www.longviewlibrary.org/nwvoices.php.
Sarah Mirk is a graphic journalist, editor, and teacher. Sarah began her career as a reporter for alternative weekly newspapers. She next worked as the online editor of national feminism and pop culture nonprofit Bitch Media. In 2017, she became a contributing editor at graphic journalism website The Nib, where she writes and edits nonfiction comics about history, politics, and identity, and works as a writer on The Nib's animation series. She also works as a digital engagement producer for Reveal at the Center for Investigative Reporting, where she co-writes the investigative comics series In/Vulnerable. Her other books include You Do You: Figuring Out Your Body, Dating, and Sexuality, Sex from Scratch: Making Your Own Relationship Rules, the graphic novel Open Earth, Year of Zines.
She is an adjunct professor in Portland State University’s MFA program in Art and Social Practice, and has taught at the University of Pennsylvania's Upward Bound program and at Portland Community College. Sarah holds a degree in history, with honors, from Grinnell College. In her free time, she befriends strangers’ dogs.
All events are free and open to the public. Northwest Voices is funded by the Longview Public Library and Lower Columbia College, Friends of the Longview Library, Longview Library Foundation, and the LCC Foundation.
Colleges, libraries and writers are natural community partners. Both seek to reach out to readers, stimulate thinking and engage people in the pursuit of ideas.
Northwest Voices author events are held quarterly during the academic year (Fall, Winter, Spring). Attendance is open to the public. There is no charge to attend.
Northwest Voices is funded by Lower Columbia College Foundation, Longview Public Library, Friends of the Longview Public Library, Longview Library Foundation, Washington State Arts Commission, and Humanities Washington.
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