The 2018 Toronto Comic Arts Festival continues to roll out the news, with the announcement that this year will have two full days of programing for young readers. The kids’ program is moving to the Forrest Hills Ballroom at the Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, which features seating for 200, plus spaces for crafts and activities .
ALSO, TCAF will be handing out a selection of great free comics for young people to the first 250 visitors to the Marriott Bloor Yorkville Forest Hill Ballroom each day of the Festival.
TCAF has announced 14 featured guests who will take part in the youth programming. YOU can see all the bios in the above link, but here’s the whole list:
Brooklyn Allen, Vera Brosgol, Emily Carroll, Gale Galligan,
Melanie Gillman, Anath Hirch, Hope Larson, Liniers
Katie O’Neill, Molly Knox Ostertag, Yuka Ota, Jillian Tamaki
Mariko Tamaki and Jen Wang.
TCAF takes place May 12-13 at the Toronto Reference Library and surrounding area.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.