Gareth Hinds

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Gareth Hinds is the creator of critically-acclaimed graphic novels based on literary classics, including Beowulf (which Publisher’s Weekly called a “mixed-media gem”), King Lear (which Booklist named one of the top 10 graphic novels for teens), The Merchant of Venice (which Kirkus called “the standard that all others will strive to meet” for Shakespeare adaptation), The Odyssey (which garnered four starred reviews and a spot on ten “best of 2010” lists), Romeo and Juliet (which Kirkus called “spellbinding”), and Macbeth (which the New York Times called “stellar” and “a remarkably faithful rendering”). Gareth is a recipient of the Boston Public Library’s “Literary Lights for Children” award. His books can be found in bookstores and English c ...more

Weekend Sketches

I did a lot of sketching at events last weekend.


Thursday – Politics & Prose hosted two incredible writers of short stories, Karen Russell and Ted Chiang, moderated by Everdeen Mason.


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Friday – Hyattsville started its Summer Jam series with live music by The Roustabouts (including my neighbor Pete Daniels on fiddle.)


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Saturday – Gaithersburg Book Festival was excellent as always. I did a panel...

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The Odyssey: A Graphic Novel

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Beowulf

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3.37 avg rating — 7,014 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Romeo and Juliet

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Beowulf: With Grimmest Gripe

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The Iliad

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