Gallery 13 will publish both fiction and nonfiction works comprised of original content and adaptations of books or other mediums. The imprint has announced three books for 2017.
Roughneck is an original graphic novel by Jeff Lemire (Essex County, Sweet Tooth). The story follows a brother and sister coming together to break the cycle of abuse and violence that has overwhelmed their family. Release is scheduled for April 2017.
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“Visual storytelling has become a major part of the entertainment market, from movies to video games to apps. By forming Gallery 13, we look to put our own stamp on this modern narrative trend with exceptional books from remarkable authors and artists,” said Jennifer Bergstrom, Publisher of Gallery Books.
Ed Schlesinger and Adam Wilson, both Senior Editors at Gallery Books, will be acquiring and editing for Gallery 13.