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Author Talk: Newbery Honor graphic novelist Victoria Jamieson

CANCELLED WHILE PCA&D CAMPUS CLOSED AS PRECAUTIONARY COVID-19 MEASURE:

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) hosts a public presentation by a Lancaster refugee and the Newbery Honor-winning graphic novelist who has written and illustrated his story.

When Stars Are Scattered follows the experience of Omar Mohamed growing up as a Somali refugee with his brother, Hassan, in the Dadaab camp in Kenya. The book is a collaboration between Mohamed and graphic novelist Victoria Jamieson, whose New York Times bestselling Roller Girl was a Newbery Honor Award Winner. 

Mohamed and Jamieson will talk about that collaboration on Tuesday, March 31, from 1-2 pm in the Atrium of PCA&D, 204 N. Prince St. The event is free and open to the public.

Mohamed now lives in Lancaster and works for Church World Service as a resettlement case manager and cultural navigator for new refugees. He is the founder of Refugee Strong, a nonprofit organization committed to empowering children living in refugee camps by providing support and hope through education.

Jamieson, a native of Havertown and graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, lives with her family in Pennsylvania. 

The talk is part of the Diverse Voices Speaker Series presented by PCA&D’s Liberal Arts Department.

When Stars Are Scattered is set to be released on April 14.

 

Details

Date:
March 31
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
www.pcad.edu

Venue

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
204 North Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Phone:
8006890379
Website:
www.pcad.edu

Organizer

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
Phone:
(800) 689-0379
Website:
http://pcad.edu