Sunday, March 11, 4pm
Left Bank Books
Left Bank Books presents an event in honor of Women's History Month with bestselling author and illustrator Pénélope Bagieu, who will sign and discuss her new graphic novel, Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World, with St. Louis illustrator Rori!
In Brazen, celebrated cartoonist Pénélope Bagieu tells the true stories of daring women throughout history. With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, Pénélope Bagieu profiles the lives of formidable female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison, or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, their stories are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.
"Wonderful. . . . Her cartooning style is a sheer delight." —Mental Floss
This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of Brazen from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line.
Rori! is a designer, cartoonist and illustrator from St. Louis. She is the author of several comics, including the autobiographical Tiny Pink Robots, and the creator and illustrator of the series 100Days100Women. She received her BFA from Columbia College Chicago, where she studied comics under the tutelage of Ivan Brunetti. She's proud to have founded the comics-centered group Madames des Comiques. Along with her continuing illustration series Femme Obscura, she's developing a series of projects focusing on adventurous and influential women in both fiction and history. She is the co-founder of Giant Kitten Head.
Parking: Lot one block north; street parking (meters free after 7pm). For directions and public transportation information, click here.