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Neil Gaiman to Speak at UCSB


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Are you a fan of Neil Gaiman?  Are you in the Santa Barbra area?  Well, UCSB Arts & Lectures is bringing Neil Gaiman to speak at Campbell Hall on Wednesday, February 3.

His topic of discussion will be on creating the future with creativity.  Gaiman is known as a master story teller having given birth to such classics as Sandman, Stardust, American Gods, Anansi Boysm, and Coraline. Those are all a far cry from his first work the book, Duran Duran, a light biography of the eponymous pop group

When: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 8 p.m.

Where: UCSB’s Campbell Hall, 574 Mesa Rd., Santa Barbara

Cost: $15 – $22

Description: Described by Forbes Magazine as “the best-selling author you’ve never heard of,” Neil Gaiman has been among the top comics authors for more than two decades.  A master of myth and legend, he is the creator and writer of the cult DC Comics series Sandman, “the greatest epic in the history of comic books” (Los Angeles Times).  He co-authored the scripts for the films Beowulf and Stardust, and an animated film version of Gaiman’s highly popular novel Coraline was released to rave reviews in 2009.  He will discuss his work including recent bestseller The Graveyard Book, recipient of the 2008 Newbery Award, and creating the future with creativity.

Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the College of Creative Studies.

Generously supported by Judy and Bruce Anticouni.

Sponsored by The Upham.

Phone: 805-893-3535