Photo of the printed program from the Non-Fiction Comics Festival, held October 15th at the Burlington, VT library.

Featured Panels
Saturday, OCT 15th

Comics that Change the Conversation
11:30am – 12:30pm // Pickering Room
Panelists: Box Brown, Isabella Rotman, Michelle Sayles
Moderator: Daniel Barlow

Join us as we discuss how comics can be used to advocate for subjects relating to social justice and community education.


Vermont Reads 2022
The Most Costly Journey – Short Film & Discussion

4:45pm – 5:45pm // Fletcher Room
Presenters: Marek Bennett, Teresa Mares, Michelle Sayles.
Moderator: Luis Vivanco

Vermont Humanities selected The Most Costly Journey: Stories of Migrant Farmworkers in Vermont Drawn by New England Cartoonistsas the Vermont Reads book for 2022. This panel will open with a short film produced by VT Humanities featuring several of the migrant worker storytellers featured in the book, followed by a discussion between Bennett, Mares and Sayles about the project and the people it highlights.

Panel recordings coming soon.

https://www.nonfictioncomicsfest.org/