Simon Grennan Book Launch at Chetham's Library


Author Simon Grennan is launching his latest title, Drawing in Drag by Marie Duval (published by Book Works) at Chetham’s Library. Simon will be in conversation with Christopher Breward, as part of the preview exhibition of drawings from the making of the book.

Simon Grennan is an internationally acclaimed artist, author and scholar of visual narrative. He is the creator of Dispossession: a novel of few words––one of The Guardian Books of the Year 2015––a graphic adaptation of a later work of Anthony Trollope. Since 1990, he has been half of international artists team Grennan & Sperandio, producer of over forty comics and books. Dr Grennan is Research Fellow in Fine Art at the University of Chester.

Simon Grennan is co-author, with Roger Sabin and Julian Waite, of Marie Duval, a profile of the work and life of a pioneering Victorian cartoonist, published by Myriad in March 2018.