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Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang

Keynote Speaker: National Ambassador for Young People's Literature & Chinese-American Graphic Novelist

Gene Luen Yang Biography

Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic novels. He was named a National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress in 2016, and advocates for the importance of reading, especially reading diversely.

His graphic novel American Born Chinese, a National Book Award finalist and Printz Award winner, has been adapted into an original series on Disney+. His two-volume graphic novel Boxers & Saints won the LA Times Book Prize and was a National Book Award Finalist. His nonfiction graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, received an Eisner award and a Printz honor.

His other comics work includes Secret Coders (with Mike Holmes), The Shadow Hero (with Sonny Liew), and Superman Smashes the Klan and the Avatar: The Last Airbender series. In 2016, he was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow.

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Gene Luen Yang Videos

Gene Luen Yang – Chubb Fellowship Lecture - November 2018
Comics belong in the classroom | Gene Luen Yang
Graphic Novelist Gene Luen Yang | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

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Speaking fees for Gene Luen Yang, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Gene Luen Yang are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Gene Luen Yang, click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.

What topics does Gene Luen Yang speak about?

Gene Luen Yang is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Authors, Asian Heritage, Diversity, Family & Parenting, Art, Virtual Speakers, Literary, TED, Creativity and Social Activism.

Where does Gene Luen Yang travel from?

Gene Luen Yang generally travels from San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

Who is the agent for Gene Luen Yang?

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Gene Luen Yang is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Asian Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Gene Luen Yang for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Gene Luen Yang generally travels from San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kelvin Yu, Laura Ling and Helen Hong. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Gene Luen Yang for an upcoming event.

Gene Luen Yang Videos

Gene Luen Yang – Chubb Fellowship Lecture - November 2018
Comics belong in the classroom | Gene Luen Yang
Graphic Novelist Gene Luen Yang | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

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