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Colleen AF Venable

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Episode 396: Colleen AF Venable

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A fixture in the New York indie comics scene for some years, Colleen AF Venable has made a name for herself designing covers for publishers like First Second. An accomplished author in her own right, Venable has released a number of children’s and YA titles, including Mervin the Sloth and the Guinea Pig series. Most recently, her young adult comic, Kiss Number 8, earned her and artist Ellen T. Crenshaw a National Book Award nomination. Venable joins us to the discuss the genesis of the book, which deals with a range of deeply personal issues, from LGBTQ identities to Catholic school.

56mins

17 May 2020

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Your Guide to Graphic Novels with Merrill Rainey, Colleen AF Venable, & Nidhi Chanani

Into The Words

Guest interviewer Merrill Rainey talks all things graphic novels with Colleen AF Venable, & Nidhi Chanani

26mins

7 Jan 2020

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Colleen AF Venable and Ellen T. Crenshaw

The Children's Book Podcast

Colleen AF Venable (@colleenaf) and Ellen T. Crenshaw (@etcillustration) are the author and cartoonist, respectively, of KISS NUMBER 8, a "layered, funny, sharp-edged story of teen sexuality and family secrets". Identity, self-discovery, and safe places. This conversation and today’s book take these three themes and weave them together to create something important, something timely, something needed. You can access even more information about this book and its author and illustrator by visiting www.matthewcwinner.com/podcast. Thank you to this week's sponsors: Artwalks Bharat Babies Highlights Foundation Storyteller Academy And to the generous support from our Patrons.

39mins

21 May 2019

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Episode 937 - TCAF: Colleen AF Venable & Ellen Crenshaw!

Comic News Insider

Jimmy went to the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF)! He got 10 interviews including this one with Colleen AF Venable & Ellen Crenshaw. Hear them discuss their most recent book KISS NUMBER 8 (First Second Books). Sure they discuss the book but get off on a tangent several times making each other laugh throughout! Colleen suggested the 3 of them start their own morning radio show. Just awaiting for iHeart Radio and/or Sirius XM to start calling. Any moment now. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!   Thanks for listening!

48mins

17 May 2019

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Episode 17 - Cover Design, with Colleen AF Venable

Graphic Novel TK

Can you judge a book by its cover?That's what cover designers aim for -- creating a cover so amazing that the people who would want to read the book are drawn to pick it up. And covers are probably the most-seen parts of books -- the book's visual identity.Today, we talk to Colleen AF Venable, Art Director at Odd Dot, about why cover design is important, and about how the process works for her and for the author (which as an author herself, she has a lot of experience with).Find out more about Colleen online (and share in some of her cover design adventures) on Twitter at @colleenaf

1hr 9mins

16 Oct 2018

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51: Colleen AF Venable – MakingComics.com Gutter Talk Podcast

podcast – MakingComics.com

Fresh off a battle with germs, Colleen AF Venable joins the final Gutter Talk interview podcast of 2014 with a proud declaration of “Snot free and full of tea.” Oh, the irony, when Adam falls ill the following week. Fortunately the conversation was had right in the sweet spot, perfectly timed between illnesses, when both voices were healthy. Listen in as Colleen and Adam talk popularity of made up holidays, the joy of working with others, and working with and for people who appreciate not just the art but the artists, too. Colleen’s Links: Website (@colleenaf) Guinea Pig Pet Shop Private Eye link (Amazon) Story referenced by Colleen: “Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust” by Loic Dauvillier and Greg Salsedo Our Links: Intro & Outro Song: “RetroFuture Clean” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Outro Song Behind Vocals: “Backed Vibes (clean)” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Transitions: InceptionBrassHitMedium.wav: Herbert Boland / www.freesound.org Old Fashion Radio Jingle 2.wav: club sound / www.freesound.org

1hr 18mins

19 Dec 2014

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51: Colleen AF Venable – MakingComics.com Gutter Talk Podcast

MakingComics.com Gutter Talk Podcast

Fresh off a battle with germs, Colleen AF Venable joins the final Gutter Talk interview podcast of 2014 with a proud declaration of “Snot free and full of tea.” Oh, the irony, when Adam falls ill the following week. Fortunately the conversation was had right in the sweet spot, perfectly timed between illnesses, when both voices were healthy. Listen in as Colleen and Adam talk popularity of made up holidays, the joy of working with others, and working with and for people who appreciate not just the art but the artists, too. Colleen’s Links: Website (@colleenaf) Guinea Pig Pet Shop Private Eye link (Amazon) Story referenced by Colleen: “Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust” by Loic Dauvillier and Greg Salsedo Our Links: Intro & Outro Song: “RetroFuture Clean” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Outro Song Behind Vocals: “Backed Vibes (clean)” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Transitions: InceptionBrassHitMedium.wav: Herbert Boland / www.freesound.org Old Fashion Radio Jingle 2.wav: club sound / www.freesound.org

1hr 18mins

19 Dec 2014

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Let's Get Busy with author Colleen AF Venable

The Children's Book Podcast

We talk with Colleen AF Venable, author of the Pet Shop Private Eye series from Graphic Universe and the Art & Design Editor at First Second, about creating webcomics, writing graphic novels, and letting your sense of humor shine thru your stories.

51mins

29 Oct 2013

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FLAMING MARSHMALLOW : Written by Camille Alexa + read by Colleen AF Venable

Machine of Death

I'm so freaking excited I can hardly stand it. Tomorrow is my birthday, THE birthday. The birthday everybody waits and waits for and until you get there you just hate that all your old friends already got theirs and you're the only one without it yet, and sometimes you think holy-freaking-eff, I'm never going to turn sixteen, but then you do. Tomorrow, I'm going to find out how I die.

20mins

13 Apr 2011