MALAS, SDSU PRESS, y CELEBRANDO NUESTRO RAÍCES along with English 157: Comics and History (#psychmirrors) are proud to announce a public lecture!
Comics, Visual Cultural Studies, & Children’s Picture Books: A Conversation with Matt de la Peña
Live! In Person! GMCS 333 on the SDSU Main Campus! 11am, Thursday, September 9, 2021
Matt de la Peña is the New York Times Bestselling, Newbery Medal-winning author of seven young adult novels (including Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, and Superman: Dawnbreaker) and six picture books (including Milo Imagines the World and Last Stop on Market Street). In 2016 he was awarded the NCTE Intellectual Freedom Award. Matt received his MFA in creative writing from San Diego State University and his BA from the University of the Pacific where he attended school on a full basketball scholarship. In 2019 Matt was given an honorary doctorate from UOP. de la Peña currently lives in Southern California. He teaches creative writing and visits schools and colleges throughout the country.
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