Comics and graphic novels publishing veteran Jasmine Amiri has joined SLJ as graphic novels evaluations editor.
Comics and graphic novels publishing veteran Jasmine Amiri has joined College Library Journal (SLJ) as graphic novels evaluations editor.
Amiri brings greater than 10 years of expertise engaged on comics and graphic novels for a number of publishers, together with Oni Press and Increase! Studios. She has edited each unique and licensed titles, together with Eisner-winning and Harvey-nominated books, corresponding to Large Days by John Allison, Max Sarin, and Lissa Treiman; The Woods by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas; and Grass Kings by Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins.
“After a months-long search, we have been excited to convey Jasmine onboard not solely due to the breadth of her expertise but additionally due to her dedication to magnifying marginalized voices,” says SLJ’s evaluations editor Shelley Diaz. “We need to proceed increasing our protection of this super-important format, and I can’t wait to see how Jasmine does that.”
Primarily based in Portland, OR, Amiri stepped into the graphic novels evaluations editor function on July 10 after Andrew Eliopulos left the place to write down full time and be at residence along with his household.
“All through my time in publishing, I’ve repeatedly witnessed the transformative and optimistic affect entry to graphic novels and manga can have on kids and youths” says Amiri. “SLJ has stood as a distinguished publication devoted to serving to librarians and educators of their endeavors, and I’m thrilled and honored to hitch this gifted workforce to proceed offering evaluations and beneficial sources throughout this essential second of heightened consideration towards comics.”
To achieve Amiri see SLJ’s contact web page.
About College Library Journal
College Library Journal (SLJ), a MSI publication, is the premier publication for librarians and data specialists who work with kids and youths. A supply of high quality journalism and evaluations for greater than 60 years, SLJ produces award-winning options and information protection on: literacy, greatest practices, expertise, schooling coverage and different problems with curiosity to the college library and higher educator group. SLJ evaluates a broad vary of sources, from books and digital content material to databases, in 6,000+ evaluations revealed yearly.