The 137th meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 at 7pm at Parsons The New School for Design, 2 West 13th Street, in the Bark Room (off the lobby). Free and open to the public.
Lauren Redniss‘s work combines reporting, historical research, artwork and design. She will speak about her new book, Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future.
Lauren Redniss is the author of Century Girl: 100 years in the Life of Doris Eaton Travis, Last Living Star of the Ziegfeld Follies and Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout, a finalist for the National Book Award. She has been a fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers at the New York Public Library, the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and Artist-in-Residence at the American Museum of Natural History. Her new book, Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future, was published by Random House in 2015.