Cancelled: At The Inkwell: Graphic Art Presentation by R. Alan Brooks & Crew

At The Inkwell Denver is pleased to showcase R. Alan Brooks & Crew's graphic art and presentation along with featured writers Jason Heller, Manuel Aragon (with art presentation) and Catherine Bathe. A Q&A panel to follow the reading. Hosted and organized by Hillary Leftwich.

R. Alan Brooks teaches graphic novel writing at Regis University, and is the writer/creator of “The Burning Metronome” graphic novel, a supernatural murder mystery with social commentary. He also hosts the popular “MotherF**ker In A Cape” comics podcast, which focuses on marginalized members of the geek world. He writes The Colorado Sun’s weekly comic, “What’d I Miss?”, as well as comic books for Pop Culture Classroom, Zenescope Entertainment, and more. In addition, Alan is a musician and noted stage host, regularly emceeing celebrated events, like the DINK Awards Show, Arise Music Festival and more.

Jason Heller is an author, journalist, and Hugo Award-winning editor. His most recent book is Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music, and the Decade Sci-Fi Exploded, which was a finalist for the Locus Award and the Colorado Book Award. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Entertainment Weekly, and Vice, and he's a regular book critic for NPR. He lives in Denver.

Manuel Aragon is a Latinx writer, director, and filmmaker from Denver, CO. He is currently working on a short story collection, Norteñas. Norteñas is a collection of speculative fiction short stories centered in the Northside, a Mexican and Mexican- American centered part of Denver, and the people, ghosts, and demons that live there.
His work has appeared in ANMLY. His short story, "A Violent Noise," was nominated for the 2020 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers.

Catherine Bathe is a Denver transplant by way of Florida, but like a good military brat, she wasn't born in either of those places. She writes a column for the popculture website, theartsstl (you can read her stuff here:, where she explores comic books and comic-related topics - and her editor is probably waiting for her next column as she writes this bio. She's currently attending Regis University in Denver as part of the Mile High MFA Program and is the only member of the program pursuing the graphic narrative track fulltime - she also works at Regis. After she's done with her MFA, she plans to pursue a PhD in something to do with comic books.

Event date: 
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
By R. Alan Brooks, Dion Harris (Illustrator), Matt Strackbein (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780998159218
Availability: Unavailable
Published: R. Alan Brooks, 2016 - June 30th, 2017

Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music, and the Decade Sci-Fi Exploded Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612197760
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Melville House - June 4th, 2019

Ghosts Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948700191
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Civil Coping Mechanisms - October 7th, 2019