Archive for the ‘ News ’ Category


September 23, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

On the list of 'Things to Do If/When You're in San Francisco.' Richard Sala has a spotlight at the Cartoon Art Museum!  Andrew Farago, their curator and gallery manager, has been kind enough to send us some pictures.  This show looks wonderful!  And as people who have had the priviledge to actually lay hands on Read the Rest…

September 11, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

Perhaps you have not heard of the Brooklyn Book Festival?  It happens every year at Brooklyn's Borough Hall, and really, it is kind of awesome.  There are speakers and books for sale (of both the new and old and comics and prose varieties) and the Spirit of Brooklyn is everywhere! You should especially come to Read the Rest…

September 9, 2009
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: News

A dazzling piece of art magic, expressed in sand and time and passion… Kseniya Simonova

September 1, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

Go, Look! Ball Peen Hammer excerpt in PW Comics Week.  First Second signs up new projects!  It is impossible not to be excited about working with awesome people like Gene Yang, Thien Pham, Dave Roman, and Lucy Knisley.  CWR really likes Kim Dong Hwa's Color trilogy.  "If you’d told me before I started that reading Read the Rest…

July 23, 2009
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: News

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July 21, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

So, you're going to the San Diego Comic-Con, and you're thinking to yourself, 'however shall I put myself in a position to encounter the people at First Second Books?'  Here is a quick and easy guide.  Technique 1: Come to our booth!  We can pretty much guarantee that whenever the floor is open, there will Read the Rest…

July 21, 2009
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: News
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May 27, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

If you happen to be attending this year's Book Expo America (at the Javits Center in New York City) and are hoping to stumble upon a First Second author, here's a handy guide to aid you in your quest!Friday, May 29th: :01 Editorial Director Mark Siegel will be participating in the YA Buzz Panel, talking Read the Rest…

May 18, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

Can there ever be enough news round-up posts on The Photographer?  To our delight, the answer (as yet) seems to be no: more people are talking about this book every day.  "This isn't just a great photography book, it's a great novel, a great comic, a great memoir, and a great history text." — boingboing Read the Rest…

May 6, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

VII Photo Agency is an international photographic cooperative, named the third most important entity in photography in 2005.  For the past few weeks, their New York gallery has been hosting the photographs of The Photographer photographer Didier Lefevre.  Last night, there was a panel at the gallery with MSF USA Director Sophie Delaunay, :01 Editorial Read the Rest…