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National Ambassador Gene Luen Yang to Deliver Keynote at the 2017 One Book Two Book Festival

December 16, 2016

Acclaimed graphic novelist and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Gene Luen Yang will give the keynote for the 2017 One Book Two Book Children’s Literature Festival, taking place February 24-26 in Iowa City.

Yang is the Printz Award winning author of American Born Chinese. A former computer science teacher, he has taught writing in Hamline University’s MFA program since 2012.

Yang is a graphic novelist and cartoonist whose work for young adults demonstrates the potential of comics to broaden our understanding of diverse cultures and people. (The Gazette)

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