5:30-6 Gene Luen Yang has been drawing comics since the fifth grade. His first graphic novel, “American Born Chinese,” is about a teenager struggling with his identity. His most recent work, “Secret Coders: Secrets & Sequences,” combines adventure and mystery with logic puzzles and basic programming instruction. He teaches at Hamline University. Signing 4-5
5:55-6:30 Ann Telnaes is an editorial cartoonist for The Washington Post. She has won a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning and the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben Award for outstanding cartoonist of the year. In 2004, the Library of Congress and Pomegranate Press published a collection of her editorial cartoons titled “Humor’s Edge.” She is the president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. Signing 4:30-5:30
5:55-6:30 Mike Lester’s work is syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group. In 2012, he created the comic strip “Mike du Jour.” He has received the National Cartoonists Society’s award for best book illustration four times. He also received the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award for editorial cartooning twice. Signing 4:30-5:30
6:25-7 Roz Chast, the artist who created the 2017 National Book Festival poster, is a cartoonist on the staff of the New Yorker, where her work has appeared since 1978. Her memoir “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?,” which chronicles her relationship with her aging parents, won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Kirkus Prize in nonfiction. Her forthcoming book is “Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York.” Signing 4:30-5:30
6:55-7:30 Lincoln Peirce is a cartoonist and writer who lives in Portland, Maine. His comic strip “Big Nate,” starring sixth-grader Nate and his friends, was syndicated in 1991 and appears in more than 400 newspapers, including The Washington Post. He is also the author and illustrator of a series of novels based on the strip — most recently, “Big Nate: A Good Old-Fashioned Wedgie.” Signing 5-6
These presentations will be moderated by Michael Cavna, creator of the Comic Riffs blog at The Washington Post.