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Montclair Literary Festival Special Event

Join us from 1.30 - 2.30 pm! 

Rich Douek (writer, Gutter Magic, TMNT Universe) will be here!

If you love comics and fantasy, or are interested in writing, step down the road for an hour this afternoon to Montclair's comic book store East Side Mags. Montclair writer and graphic novelist Rich Douek will be signing copies of Gutter Magic, his urban fantasy series, talking about writing comics and breaking into the industry, and answering your questions.  Ages 8 and up

Venue: East Side Mags, 7, S Fullerton Ave.

Rich Douek is a writer, copywriter, and graphic designer working in New York City. He has written comics for Comixtribe, Red Stylo Press and IDW Publishing, and helmed award-winning advertising campaigns for clients such as Snickers, FedEx, and Foot Locker. He is the creator of Gutter Magic, an urban fantasy series, and the forthcoming series Wailing Blade. He has written for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics line. Born in Queens, NY, Rich and his family moved to Montclair four years ago, and have loved the town, and community ever since.

About the Montclair Literary Festival:

Montclair Literary Festival March 15-18, 2018. 

Succeed2gether launched the Montclair Literary Festival in 2017 to engage the entire community in a celebration of reading, books, and Montclair’s vibrant and diverse literary scene.

The 2018 festival will run from March 15-18, with more than 90 authors taking part in 50 events, including ticketed events with Patti Smith, Tom Perrotta, Anna Quindlen, Meg Wolitzer and Christina Baker Kline, and a full program of free book talks, panel discussions, author signings, workshops and children’s activities. Go to for full details and to purchase tickets. The festival is presented by Succeed2gether in conjunction with Montclair State University, Montclair Public Library, Watchung Booksellers and Montclair Art Museum.  

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