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November 16, 2012
Stephanie McMillan will be speaking at the Miami Book Fair International on Sunday, Nov. 18th at 1pm in a panel on Comics and Social Change.
“The Beginning of the American Fall, for which [McMillan] won the RFK journalism award, follows her work in 2011 when Occupy was just emerging and the BP oil spill in the Gulf had energized a lot of Americans, radical or not. A collage of essays, comics, and journalistic observation, American Fall opens with “How I became politicized,” a brief account of when McMillan’s “life changed,” and follows with a graphic list of U.S. “conditions in 2011″: more than 54 percent of the U.S. discretionary budget was spent on imperialist aggression; six million Americans had lost their homes; average college tuition in the U.S.