Shing Yin Khor

Comic Disruption, Sunday, May 7 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Shing Yin Khor is a graphic novelist and writer based in Los Angeles, CA, by way of Malacca, Malaysia. Their second graphic novel, The Legend of Auntie Po, was published by Penguin Random House in June 2021, and was an Eisner winner and National Book Award in Youth Literature finalist. Their widely circulated autobiographical and memoir work, such as Say It With Noodles, I Don’t Want to Write, Work Hard, What Would Yellow Ranger Do? and their Catapult column, Curiosity Americana, live at the intersection of the immigrant experience and examining nostalgic Americana, and is acclaimed for its accessibility, rawness, and honesty. Their first full length graphic novel memoir, The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66, was one of NPR’s 2019 Best Books of the Year.

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