Duachaka Her will visit the Winchester Public Library on Tuesday, July 26 at 4:00 p.m. present on her recent mini comic, “Tradition,” share her writing and illustration process, and well as dive into the ups and downs of being a diverse author/illustrator. The event is part of the Northwoods Book Festival, a series of events sponsored by seven local libraries to be held throughout the summer.
Her will present a 45 minute talk and answer questions from the audience. The talk will be followed by a book signing and refreshments.
Duachaka (Dua) Her is a Hmong-American cartoonist and illustrator from Wisconsin. She is the author and illustrator of mini comic, “Tradition,” and comic books “The Collection” and “Then and Now.” She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Entertainment Design with a concentration in Comics and Sequential Art from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. While she likes to make cute illustrations here and there, the majority of her work is influenced by aspects of her Hmong-American identity and experiences.
The Northwoods Book Festival is a joint project of seven libraries in northern Wisconsin: Boulder Junction Public Library, Ben Guthrie Lac du Flambeau Public Library, Frank B. Koller Memorial Library in Manitowish Waters, Mercer Public Library, Minocqua Public Library, Presque Isle Community Library, and Winchester Public Library. Events will be held at each participating library, and patrons are encouraged to attend events at all of our participating locations. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information about the Northwoods Book Festival, visit www.northwoodsbookfest.org.
ThThe 2022 Northwoods Book Festival program series is made possible by a grant from the American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries.
American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries is an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
This program is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served. For more information or questions, please call the library at 715-686-2926.