Please join us at the next Powell's North Bookstore reading featuring the graphic novelist and comics artist Anders Nilsen with students from the Writing Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Anders Nilsen is the author and artist of *Big Questions* (Drawn and Quarterly), *Dogs and Water* (Drawn and Quarterly), and *Monologues for the Coming Plague* (Fantagraphics) among other titles. The eleventh installment of *Big Questions *is forthcoming in October 2008. His work has been translated into several languages and has been featured in *Kramer's Ergot, The Best American Comics, Best American Non-Required Reading, The Utne Reader* and elsewhere. Together with Jeffrey Brown, John Hakiewicz, and Paul Hornschimeier, Anders is a member of the collective The Holy Consumption; you can view their work at The Holy Consumption. Born in Northern New Hampshire, Anders is a graduate of the University of New Mexico. He currently resides in Chicago.