Doug Wright Nominee: Rebecca Roher

Bird in a Cage by Rebecca Roher

For the Doug Wright Awards this year, Rebecca Roher (’15) has been nominated for the Best Book Award for Bird in a Cage, published by Conundrum Press. Originally published in The Nib, the minicomic won the Expozine Award. Conundrum Press gave Rebecca the opportunity to expand on the original comic into a graphic novel.

Sample page from Bird in a Cage by Rebecca Roher

Bird in a Cage tells the story of Rebecca’s grandmother as she goes through early onset dementia, and how the family is affected by and responds to her decline. It’s an intense tale full of family memories and surprising revelations.

Sample page from Bird in a Cage by Rebecca Roher

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The Doug Wright awards winners will be announced at The Toronto Comic Arts Festival on May 13th.

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