Rosemary Valero-O'Connell

Creators / Featured Young Adult Guests / International Creators

Rosemary Valero-O’Connell is a cartoonist and illustrator with a BFA in Comic Art from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She was raised in Zaragoza, Spain, but now lives in a little apartment in the ice and snow of Minnesota, self-publishing her books and working as a freelance illustrator and comic artist. Rosemary’s work has been featured in comics anthologies, in galleries, and on many poster designs for MONDO. Rosemary’s one-shot comic What Is Left (ShortBox) was recently nominated for two Eisner Awards: Best Single Issue and Best Coloring.

Rosemary Valero-O’Connell attends TCAF 2019 in support of her debuting LGBTQ YA graphic novel Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me, with co-creator Mariko Tamaki, published by First Second Books.

 

Rosemary Valreo-O’Connell can be found at the following:

Saturday May 11

11:00-12:00: Mean Mean Laura Dean: Mariko Tamaki & Rosemary Valero-O’Connell Spotlight at the Hinton Learning Center 1 (Toronto Reference Library, 1st Floor)
1:00-2:00: Signing with Mariko Tamaki at the Groundwood Books Booth 140 (Toronto Reference Library, 1st Floor)

Sunday May 12

12:30-2:00: Queer Young Adult Comics Spectacular, with First Second Books! at the Masonic Temple (888 Yonge St.) // Tickets available here.
2:15-3:15: Signing with Mariko Tamaki at the Groundwood Books Booth 140 (Toronto Reference Library, 1st Floor)