BessoraCreators / Featured Guests / International Creators
Bessora is an award-winning author of Swiss, German, French, Polish, and Gabonese heritage, whose work has been anthologized in Best European Fiction and has received the Fénéon Prize and Grand Prix Littéraire d’Afrique Noire. Raised in Europe, America, and Africa, she has traveled extensively, and her fiction is underpinned by extensive research and her training as an anthropologist. Alpha is her first graphic novel. She lives in Paris.
Bessora attends TCAF in support of her recently released graphic novel ALPHA: Abidjan to Paris, created with illustrator Barroux. Her trip is supported by The French Embassy to Canada.
Bessora can be found at the following:
Saturday May 11
11:00-12:00: Français et Loin: Contemporary European French Comics at the Forest Hill Ballroom (Yorkville Marriott, 90 Bloor St. E)
12:30-1:30: Signing at The Beguiling Booth (Toronto Reference Library, 2nd Floor)
4:00-5:00: Contemporary Comics Activism at the Forest Hill Ballroom (Yorkville Marriott, 90 Bloor St. E)
Sunday May 12
2:30-3:30: Signing at The Beguiling Booth (Toronto Reference Library, 2nd Floor)