WHO: Anders Nilsen
WHAT: Book signing and slide show reading
WHEN: Friday, July 29th, 6-9PM
WHERE: Floating World Comics
20 NW 5th Ave #101
Portland, OR 97209
Anders Nilsen was born in northern New Hampshire in 1973. He was
weaned on a steady diet of comics, stories and art, from Tintin and the
X-Men to Raw, Weirdo, punk rock, zines, graffiti and regular trips to
art museums. He currently lives with his cat in Chicago, Il.
Anders’ comics have been translated into a number of languages. He
has exhibited his drawing and painting internationally and had his work
anthologized in Kramer’s Ergot, Mome, The Yale Anthology of Graphic
Fiction, Best American Comics and Best American Non-Required Reading, as
well as The Believer, the Chicago Reader and elsewhere. Other titles by
Nilsen include Dogs And Water, Don’t Go Where I Can’t Follow,
Monologues for the Coming Plague, Monologues for Calculating the Density
of Black Holes, and The End #1.
Anders Nilsen also received Ignatz Nominations for Outstanding Artist
for Big Questions #7 & #8, Outstanding Series (Big Questions), and
Outstanding Comic (Big Questions #7) at the 2006 Small Press Expo. Dogs
and Water won an Ignatz for Outstanding Story in 2005, and his graphic
memoir Don’t Go Where I Can’t Follow won an Ignatz for Outstanding
Graphic Novel in 2007.