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Chris Gooch

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As part of the 2019 Rare Book Week celebrations, the library once again hosted an artist-in-residence. This year it was Melbourne-based cartoonist Chris Gooch who worked on and spoke about his latest graphic novel, Under-Earth.

As part of the 2019 Rare Book Week celebrations, the library once again hosted an artist-in-residence. This year it was Melbourne-based cartoonist Chris Gooch who worked on and spoke about his latest graphic novel, .

Chris won silver in the Ledger Awards for excellence in Australian comics, and was described by the Library Journal as demonstrating a masterly sense of storytelling and character development. He was selected for a 2016 TRANSIT artist residency at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo and his story Mooreland Mates won the 2017 Melbourne Lord Mayor's Creative Writing Award.

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