Lecture and Book Signing: Michael Tisserand

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Sunday, September 17, 2017 | Doors Open 1:00 p.m. | Event 1:30 p.m.

Explore the connections between chess and comics with Michael Tisserand, author of Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White, a full-length biography of cartoonist George Herriman, the creator of Krazy Kat. Join us after the talk for a book signing and opportunity to meet the author.


Michael Tisserand's books include Kingdom of Zydeco and Sugarcane Academy: How a New Orleans Teach and His Storm Struck Students Created a School to Remember. His work has appeared in the Oxford American, The Nation, The Progressive, and on WBEZ-FM Chicago. When not writing, Tisserand coaches scholastic chess and organizes the annual New Orleans Chess Fest.

Krazy is available for purchase in Q Boutique at the World Chess Hall of Fame.

Free Admission. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments are provided.

For more information or to reserve a spot please email: events@worldchesshof.org.

Metered on-street parking is available, as well as paid lots adjacent to Kingside Diner and at the Schlafly branch of the St. Louis Public Library.

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