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Graphic Novel TK is a podcast about the process of making graphic novels -- aimed at authors, artists, and people who are interested in the behind-the-scenes of the publishing business. It's hosted by Alison Wilgus and Gina Gagliano. Alison Wilgus is a writer, editor and cartoonist; her comics have been published by Tor, First Second, Dark Horse, DC, Del Rey and Nickelodeon Magazine. You can find her online @aliwilgus Gina Gagliano is the Publishing Director of Random House Graphic, Random House’s dedicated imprint for comics for kids and teens, and has worked with organizations like the Brooklyn Book Festival, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and the Toronto Comics Art Festival to coordinate programming and media. You can find her online @_GinaGagliano. Thoughts? Feedback? Email us at graphicnoveltk@gmail.com or find us on Twitter at @GraphicNovelTK.

Graphic Novel TK Episode 36: Working with a Publisher

Publishers! If you've got one, they're involved in all the parts of making a book -- from negotiating a book deal to contracts, editing,...

Graphic Novel TK Episode 35: Media Outlets

Headlines! Radio segments! Feature pieces! Your comic might be in one of those spaces one day. But . . . how? Today we're talking to...

Graphic Novel TK Episode 34: Conferences, Conventions, and Festivals

Conferences, conventions, and festivals! As a comics creator, should you go to them? What should you do there? What's the best way for you...

Graphic Novel TK Episode 33: Social Media

Ngozi Ukazu on managing a social media presence.

Graphic Novel TK Backmatter: From Short Form to Long

We interrupt our regular arc of Graphic Novel TK posting to bring you a new feature: Graphic Novel TK Backmatter. Where Graphic Novel TK...

Graphic Novel TK Episode 32: Trade Publicity

Talking with Calvin Reid of Publishers Weekly.

Graphic Novel TK Episode 31: Comics Academia

Chatting with Professor Margaret Galvan from the University of Florida

Graphic Novel TK Episode 30: Teachers

Cathy G. Johnson talks about using comics in the classroom.

Graphic Novel TK Episode 29: Librarians

We talk with Robin Brenner, Teen Librarian at the Public Library of Brookline, about the ins and outs of comics librarianship.

Graphic Novel TK Episode 28: Distribution

Distribution! What stores is your graphic novel in, and where is it displayed? Is it reaching the school and library market? Is it featured in...

Graphic Novel TK Episode 27: Sales

Who are sales reps and what do they do?

Graphic Novel TK Episode 26: Bookstores and Comics Stores

We've talked about bookstores and comics stores before on Graphic Novel TK -- in fact, in our two episodes immediately prior to this! But...