Joe Sacco is appearing at the Pulp Culture Comic Arts Festival & Symposium as part of the Burack Distinguished Lecture Series. He was born in Malta and now lives in Portland, Oregon. He is mostly known for his journalistic comic books, which include Palestine (Fantagraphics, 2001), Safe Area Gorazde (Fantagraphics, 2002), and Footnotes in Gaza (Metropolitan Books, 2010). He was won many awards for his journalism comics: 1996 American Book Award, 2001 Guggenheim Fellowship, 2001 Eisner Award, 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize nomination, 2010 Ridenhour Book Prize, 2012 Oregon Book Award, and 2014 Oregon Book Award Finalist for Journalism.
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