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It Feels Good to Be Yourself: with Noah Grigni (ages 6-adult)

15 June 2019 @ 15 h 00 min - 16 h 30 min

ages 6-adult


Meet children’s book illustrator and trans advocate Noah Grigni during a special reading and workshop!


Come meet children’s book illustrator and trans advocate Noah Grigni at the American Library in Paris, where they will be reading their new book, It Feels Good To Be Yourself, and leading an art workshop on basic watercolor techniques. This event will include a reading, a casual discussion, and an art workshop, followed by a book signing. The workshop will be geared towards children ages 6+, but is open to art lovers of all ages.


About Noah: Noah Grigni (they/them) is a transgender illustrator, writer and comic artist from Atlanta, Georgia, currently living in Paris. Noah graduated from Lesley University in 2018 with a BFA in illustration and creative writing, and moved to Paris to focus on their upcoming graphic novel, among other freelance projects. Their work has been published in It Feels Good To Be Yourself by Theresa Thorn, We’re Still Here: An All-Trans Comics Anthology by Tara Avery and Jeanne Thornton, The Transgender Heroes Coloring Book by Avery and Cameron, The Gender Identity Workbook For Kids by Kelly Storck, and The Worry Workbook For Kids by Muniya Khanna. Through art and writing, Noah hopes to make space for more stories centering diverse and complex #ownvoices trans characters with depth, personality, and agency.





Each child attending must have their own Library card, or be covered by a family membership otherwise the non-member fee applies. Unless otherwise stated, all programs are free for library members and 10€ for non-members. Caregivers are expected to familiarize themselves with these guidelines so that we can provide a pleasant library environment for all patrons.




15 June 2019
15 h 00 min - 16 h 30 min
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