2024 Festival:
October 21–27

21: Graphic Novel Masterclass, with Nathan Page and Drew Shannon (Grades 8–12)

21: Graphic Novel Masterclass, with Nathan Page and Drew Shannon (Grades 8–12)

This event is SOLD OUT in person. Tickets can still be purchased to view the livestream!

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Have you ever wondered what it takes to write and illustrate a graphic novel—one of the fastest-growing books genres in the world? Why not find out from the duo responsible for the acclaimed Montague Twins series? Nathan Page began writing and performing at an early age, and will take students through how to go from a big idea to dialogue on a page. Drew Shannon has illustrated works for media companies and publishers across the globe. He’ll share some of his techniques to make illustrations truly sing. This is the perfect opportunity for students to hone tangible skills in a playful, riveting workshop. Grades 8–12.

Event Participants:

Nathan Page

NATHAN PAGE was born in Kingston, Ontario, where he began writing at an early age. He now lives in Toronto with his cat, Marlowe. The Montague Twins #2: The Devil’s Music is the second volume of his YA mystery series. (ONTARIO)

Drew Shannon

DREW SHANNON is a Toronto-based illustrator and cartoonist. He loves all things Apollo 11 and recently built a Saturn V rocket with LEGO! He’s the illustrator of The Montague Twins #2: The Devil’s Music, written by Nathan Page. (ONTARIO)