Noon-12:45 Lynda Barry is the author of 19 books, and her work has appeared in such publications as Vanity Fair, Esquire, the New York Times and Salon. She is assistant professor in interdisciplinary creativity at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a fellow at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. Her new graphic novel is “The Freddie Stories.” Signing at 1.
12:55-1:40 Gilbert Hernandez collaborated with his brothers Jaime and Mario to create the “Love and Rockets” comic book series, to which he regularly contributes stories. His latest works are “Marble Season,” “Julio’s Day” and “The Children of Palomar.” Signing at 3.
1:50-2:35 Jaime Hernandez’s primary contributions to “Love and Rockets” (see preceding entry) are the “Locas” stories, which focus on a group of Latinas in California, where he grew up. His latest work is in “Love and Rockets: The Covers.” Signing at 3.
2:45-3:30 Elizabeth Moon enrolled at Rice University as a physics major and graduated in history instead — all the while writing science fiction in her spare time. Moon sold her first book in 1987 and has since won the Nebula, Hugo and Heinlein awards. Her new book is “Limits of Power.” Signing at 4.
3:40-4:25 Fred Chao wrote and illustrated the graphic novel “Johnny Hiro,” which was included in “The Best American Comics 2010.” His new graphic novel is “Johnny Hiro: Half Asian, All Hero.” Signing at 4:45.
4:35-5:20 Jonathan Hennessey, a writer and veteran of the film and television production industry, collaborated with illustrator Aaron McConnell on “The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation” and, more recently, “The Gettysburg Address: A Graphic Adaptation,” which uses Lincoln’s speech to tell the story of the Civil War. Signing at 2:30.