Note: We regret to announce that, due to unforeseen circumstances, Jeff Lemire will no longer be appearing at the Festival. Please check back later for more info about programme changes.
Jeff Lemire is a noted awarding-winning writer and artist of many acclaimed graphic novels including Essex County, Sweet Tooth and The Underwater Welder. He also writes several monthly titles for Marvel Comics including Thanos, Moon Knight and Old Man Logan. He has appeared on The New York Times bestseller list and many of his works have been adapted for film and television. Lemire’s latest title, Roughneck, emerges from his deep love for hockey and delves into important themes of family, heritage and violence. After hitting rock bottom, a brother and sister reconnect after many years and evaluate their disturbing past.