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Author Talk: An Afternoon with Nate Powell

sat24feb2:00 pmAuthor Talk: An Afternoon with Nate Powellat the Fayetteville Public Library

Event Details

FPL welcomes Nate Powell, National Book Award-winning artist of the “March” trilogy!

Little Rock native Nate Powell will return to Fayetteville Public Library to discuss his upcoming graphic novel, Fall Through. Nate will give a short talk accompanied by a slideshow, focusing on Fall Through and its Arkansas context, as well as its relationship to his other books in this fictional Arkansas universe. Additionally, Nate will be talking about the Arkansas punk scene of the 1990s and its relationship to the larger underground network at the time. Attendees will immerse themselves in the world of comics and storytelling by hearing about how Nate’s approach to writing characters and stories has evolved over the past decade of working on his books.


Nate Powell began self-publishing at age 14 and graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2000. In addition to the National Book Award, Powell’s work has received a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, three Eisner Awards, two Ignatz Awards, four YALSA Great Graphic Novels For Teens selections and two Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist selections. His work includes a new graphic memoir/essay “Save It For Later”; Eisner-nominated Ozark horror tale “Come Again”; civil rights icon John Lewis’ “March” trilogy; comics essay “About Face”, “Two Dead”, “Any Empire”, “Swallow Me Whole”, “The Silence Of Our Friends” and Rick Riordan’s “The Lost Hero”. Nate Powell has discussed his work at the United Nations, as well as on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show”, CNN, PBS and Free Speech TV. You can find him online here.

A book signing will follow the discussion. All abilities are welcome. For disability accommodations, call 479.856.7250 or email 2-3 weekdays before a program.