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Robert Kirby

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Email: curbside2@earthlink.net
Websites: robkirbycomics.com, Curbside Boys from Cleis Press

Bio: Robert Kirby lives in Minneapolis. His books include Curbside, (funded with a 1998 Xeric grant), Curbside Boys (Cleis Press, 2002), The Book of Boy Trouble Volume 1 (Green Candy Press, 2006) and The Book of Boy Trouble Volume 2: Born To Trouble (Green Candy Press, 2008). In 2011, Robert received the Prism Queer Press grant for his all-color anthology series THREE, which was also nominated for an Ignatz Award. His new solo comic Snack Pak will debut in spring of 2013, and he is the editor of the well-received new comics anthology from Northwest Press called QU33R, which features all-new, all-color work from 33 cartoonists.


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Boy Trouble
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Curbside
Los Chicos de la Acera de Enfrente
The Book of Boy Trouble Volume 2
The Book of Boy Trouble


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[News, Posted 10/10/14]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — For the last ten years the Alternative Press Expo (A.P.E.) has been the home where Prism Comics announced the recipient of the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant. Traditionally taking place after the annual Queer Cartoonists Panel, moderated by Justin Hall, this year's Queer Press Grant recipient was revealed as Calvin Gimpelevich, along with the artist Emiliano Quale, for their comic book series Wolfmen. “Prism Comics is an all volunteer organization" said Jon Macy, Prism's…

QUEER PRESS GRANT 2014 NOW OPEN!
[News, Posted 5/31/14]
LOS ANGELES, CA - Prism Comics, the leading non-profit organization supporting LGBT comics, graphic novels, comics creators and readers, has announced the opening of submissions for the 2014 Prism Comics Queer Press Grant, Prism's annual grant to LGBT comics self-publishers. The deadline for proposals is Monday, September 1, 2014. The Award is to be announced at the Alternative Press Expo in San Francisco October 4-5, 2014.

PRISM COMICS ANNOUNCES 2013 QUEER PRESS GRANT RECIPIENT
[News, Posted 10/20/13]
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PRISM COMICS ANNOUNCES DEADLINE FOR QUEER PRESS GRANT SUBMISSION
[News, Posted 7/15/13]
LOS ANGELES, CA - Prism Comics, the leading non-profit organization supporting LGBT comics, graphic novels, comics creators and readers, has announced the deadline for the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant, Prism's annual grant to LGBT comics self-publishers. The deadline for proposals is Tuesday, September 1, 2013. The Award is to be announced at the Alternative Press Expo in San Francisco October 12 – 13, 2013. Did you know that Prism Comics is the only organization in the comics field…

DYLAN EDWARDS’ TRANSPOSES, ALISON BECHDEL’S ARE YOU MY MOTHER? A COMIC DRAMA, AND JUSTIN HALL'S NO STRAIGHT LINES: FOUR DECADES OF QUEER COMICS NOMINATED FOR LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDS!
[News, Posted 3/6/13]
Today, it was announced that Dylan Edwards' nonfiction graphic novel Transposes, which explores the life stories of seven transgender men who also happen to be gay, bisexual, or otherwise non-straight—has been honored with a nomination for a Lambda Literary Award in the category of Transgender Nonfiction. Transposes is an amazing window into the lives of these men, both the major events in their lives and the day-to-day ones, and paints a wonderfully human portrait. The book…


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NEW QUEER COMICS ANTHOLOGY WILL BRING TOGETHER ARTISTS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE
[Source: Daily Xtra, Added: 10/12/13]
New queer comics anthology will bring together artists from across the globe

QUEER COMIC ARTISTS ENGAGE A "NEW" WRITING GENRE
[Source: California College of the Arts, Added: 1/26/12]
CCA is no stranger to branching out in various genres when it comes to the arts. The colleges undergraduate Writing and Literature curriculum is no exception. The ENGAGE: Queer Comics Project courses...

REVIEW: ‘THREE #2″ EDITED BY ROB KIRBY — LAMBDA LITERARY
[Source: Lambda Literary, Added: 10/24/11]
I welcome the second issue of Three, because it’s edited, and it shows (and it’s not only me applauding; editor Rob Kirby was just awarded the 2011 Queer Press Grant). Actually, Kirby’s...

REVIEW: THREE #2
[Source: Read About Comics, Added: 10/17/11]
One of my favorite anthologies from last year was Three #1, so having a second issue in 2011 was definitely reason to celebrate. After the first issue’s strong debut (and with Eric Orner’s...

“HOW I DID IT” PART 8
[Source: RobKirbyComics.com, Added: 8/25/11]
Robert Kirby talks about the birth in 1994 of "Boy Trouble".

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