Thursday 9th April 7pm at Rye Books
The very talented Matilda Tristram, children's writer, lecturer and filmmaker is coming to Rye Books to discuss her Graphic novel 'Probably Nothing' a moving, funny and inspiring graphic memoir by a woman who discovered she had cancer whilst she was pregnant.
At 31, Matilda Tristram was 17 weeks pregnant and looking forward to having her first baby. Then she discovered she had cancer.
This touching and hilarious graphic memoir, which is never morose or self-pitying, starts at the moment Matilda was diagnosed and ends when her course of chemotherapy finishes in October 2013. Recording the awkward conversations, the highs and lows of treatment, the mixed blessings of receiving 'Get Well' cards, and the reality of still having to queue too long for croissants, Matilda captures her experiences with characteristic style and warmth. Along the way she cherishes the small details of life, and learns not to sweat the big things. Her beautiful and boisterous son was born without complications and is reliably keeping her up most nights.
Charming, witty and uplifting - this unique and beautifully illustrated book will leave you cherishing the good things in life, and ready to face your own challenges.
Will be enjoyed by readers of The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil by Stephen Collins, Fun Home by Alison Bechdel and Building Stories by Chris Ware.
'A beautiful account... Apart from how funny Tristram's comic is, it's hard to pinpoint what makes it so magnetic... the honesty makes you feel, as a reader, like a companion on her journey' Zoe Williams, Guardian
Matilda Tristram studied animation at the Royal College of Art, graduating in 2008. Since then she has worked as a children's writer, lecturer and filmmaker. She was co-writer on two animated BBC TV shows for CBeebies with Ragdoll Productions, The Adventures of Abney and Teal and Dipdap. Dipdap won a BAFTA in the short from category. Her short films have screened at over 30 festivals internationally.
Free event, no booking required - nice things to eat and drink will be available.
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