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Coraline, Sandman: Books and Imagination: A Conversation with Neil Gaiman


May 2 | The Great Hall at Cooper Union | NYC

Internationally celebrated author Neil Gaiman has written across a variety of literary fields, including short stories, novels, graphic novels, comics, and films. He is the creator of the enormously popular Sandman series of graphic novels, and Coraline, which was recently adapted to the big screen. Join Gaiman for a discussion of imagination, inspiration, and creativity across a dizzying range of genres with World Voices Festival Director Caro Llewellyn.

Cosponsored by Cooper Union

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PEN Blogs

• Mary Ann Caws:
What wit! from his boots to his expressive face and anecdotes, Neil Gaiman is surely one of the most entertaining of performers and well as writers. [More]

• Dedi Felman:
There’s a certain kind of author whose cool sneaks up on one so quietly, hastily, and tardily that the only legitimate response for the (otherwise) well-read savant may be to reject this problematic writer, now the ne plus ultra of the literary set, out of hand. [More]

• anderbo.com:
Halfway through Saturday’s conversation in the looming, cave-like space of Cooper Union’s Great Hall, Neil Gaiman recalled when he was just beginning his Newbery Medal winning The Graveyard Book. [More]

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