VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK
Coming Out & Coming of Age in Graphic Novels: The Magic Fish with Trung Le Nguyen
Recorded Event, In Conversation
"Trung Le Nguyen discusses The Magic Fish, his YA graphic novel that deals with the complexity of family and how stories can bring us together, in conversation with his editor, Whitney Leopard. In this gorgeous debut, fairy tales are the only way one boy can communicate with his Vietnamese immigrant parents. But how will he find the words to tell them that he’s gay? A powerful read about family, identity, and the enduring magic of stories.
Presented as part of the Shelf Life series of virtual events from the Virginia Festival of the Book, in partnership with Charlottesville Pride Community Network, Side by Side, and the UVA LGBT Committee for Faculty and Staff. Learn more at VaBook.org..."
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Virginia Festival of the Book