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Leanne Shapton to discuss her new memoir Swimming Studies


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Leanne Shapton to discuss her new memoir Swimming Studies

Nickie Phillips

Swimming Studies is a collection of writing and drawing about Leanne Shapton's life in competitive and recreational swimming.

Leanne Shapton

Leanne Shapton is an illustrator, author and publisher based in New York City. She is the co-founder, with photographer Jason Fulford, of J&L Books, an internationally-distributed not-for-profit imprint specializing in art and photography books. Shapton grew up in Mississauga, Ontario, and attended McGill Univesity and Pratt Institute. After interning at SNLHarper's Magazine and for illustator James McMullan, she began her career at the National Post where she edited and art-directed the daily Avenue page, an award-winning double-page feature covering news and cultural trends. She went on to art direct Saturday Night, the National Post's weekly news magazine.

Shapton will appear as part of the Fall 2012 Senior Citizen Lecture Series.

When: Tuesday - November 27, 2012, at 11:10 AM

Where: Room 4202, St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY