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Yang, Gene Luen

LC control no.n 2006005083
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LC classificationPS3625.A6775
Personal name headingYang, Gene Luen
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedSan Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Birth date1973-08-09
Place of birthCalifornia
Field of activityEducation Comic books, strips, etc. Art
Comics (Graphic works)
AffiliationHamline University MacArthur Fellows Program
Profession or occupationTeachers College teachers Authors Artists
Comics writers
Found inAmerican born Chinese, 2006: CIP t.p. (Gene Yang) mono. t.p. (Gene Luen Yang) p. 3 of cover (lives in San Francisco Bay Area; teaches computer science at a Roman Catholic High School)
Gene Luen Yang, via WWW, Dec. 20, 2013 (teaches at Hamline University as part of their MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults; contact:
Wikipedia, Dec. 20, 2013 (Gene Luen Yang, a Chinese American writer of graphic novels and comics; born in California; attended the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in computer science and creative writing; began his comics career by self publishing under the name Humble Comics; Masters degree, California State; well known for his graphic novel American born Chinese)
English Wikipedia website, viewed Jan. 8, 2016 (Gene Luen Yang (Chinese Traditional: 楊謹倫, Simplified: 杨谨伦, Pinyin: Yáng Jǐnlún; born August 9, 1973) is an American writer of graphic novels and comics. Until recently, he was the Director of Information Services and taught computer science at Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland, California and travels all over the world, speaking about graphic novels and comics at comic book conventions and universities, schools, and libraries. In 2012, Yang joined the faculty at Hamline University, as a part of the Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC) program) viewed 8 July 2018 (In 2016, the U.S. Library of Congress named him Ambassador for Young People's Literature. That year Yang also became the third graphic novelist, alongside Lauren Redniss, to receive the MacArthur Fellowship.)
Associated languageeng