Author Guests

Raina Telgemeier

Bio

Smile! Because the writer and artist of yours and your kids’ favorite stories - Raina Telgemeier - is coming to DCC ’18 for a rare appearance! Three-time Eisner comics award-winning author and illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novels Smile, Drama, Sisters, and Ghosts, Telgemeier is known for her heartwarming, coming of age adventures for teen readers. Often drawing inspiration from her own childhood, this San Francisco-based creator has also contributed to everyone’s favorite pre-teen series, the Baby-Sitters Club (Kristy’s Great Idea, The Truth About Stacy, Mary Anne Saves the Day, Claudia and Mean Janine). When not writing or drawing, Raina enjoys adventuring outdoors, hiking, swimming, and camping, and considering the intricacies of Top Chef.


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