Date(s) - Wednesday, March 24, 2021
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Yao will discuss her serialized comic Baopu and debut graphic novel Everything Is Beautiful, And I’m Not Afraid, to be published March 23, 2021 by Anthology Editions.
The event is free, open to the public and conducted via ZOOM.
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About Yao Xiao
Yao Xiao is a cartoonist and illustrator living in New York. Yao was born in China and emigrated to the United States in 2006. After graduation with a degree in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts, Yao sought a way to document her experiences as a queer immigrant in and developed a series of comics incorporating illustration and writing. Her debut graphic novel, Everything Is Beautiful, And I’m Not Afraid was published by Andrews McMeel in 2020 and has received praise by Publishers Weekly and Ms. Magazine. Her work has been nominated for the Ignatz Award and recognized by the Society of Illustrators. Learn more at http://yaoxiaoart.squarespace.com