G. E. Gallas
Screenwriter and Graphic Novelist (Writer/Illustrator)
Born in Washington, D.C.
Has studied Japanese language, literature, and culture for over 10 years.
During high school, wrote, illustrated, and self-published first graphic novel.
2009-2010: Spent year abroad in Tokyo, Japan at Sophia University.
May 2011: Graduated from New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Concentration entitled, “Exploring and Examining Otherness: Japan as well as The Globe.” Colloquium/Rationale entitled, “The Hero as Other.”
January – April, 2013: Interned at Zest Books, a young adult non-fiction publishing company in San Francisco, California.
May 15th – 26th, 2013: Attended the Cannes International Film Festival.
May 28th, 2013: Spoke upon invitation to The Blake Society, London.
August 31st – September 1st, 2013: Exhibited at the San Francisco Zine Fest in San Francisco.
September 14th – 15th, 2013: Exhibited at SPX (Small Press Expo) in Bethesda, Maryland.
October 12th – 13th, 2013: Exhibited at APE (Alternative Press Expo) in San Francisco.
October 31st, 2013: The Poet and the Flea featured by Melissa D. Johnston for Creative Thresholds.
January 15th – March, 11th, 2014: Managed an Indiegogo campaign to fund short film Death Is No Bad Friend about Robert Louis Stevenson (indiegogo.com/projects/death-is-no-bad-friend/x/1089930) and raised over $3,000. For more information, please visit Siren’s Gaze Productions (sirensgazeproductions.wordpress.com).
January 16th, 2014: Interviewed by Jenny Bhatt for Storyacious.com | “Conversations: Screenwriter, Graphic Novelist, Illustrator — G. E. Gallas.”
February 4th, 2014: Scared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know About 50 Famous Phobias by Sara Latta and illustrated by G. E. Gallas released.
February 28th, 2014: The Death Is No Bad Friend trailer was screened at the launch of POP (Pride of Place) art space in Hull, UK.
March 1st, 2014: Age of Saints: An Illustrated Guide to the Saints of Wales by Peter Anthony Freeman featuring an illustration of Saint Tewdrig by G. E. Gallas released.
March 3rd, 2014: An illustration from The Poet and the Flea has been featured in the new header of the Blake House: Goings-on at the Blake Quarterly blog!
March 7th, 2014: Interviewed by Mike Rhode for Washington City Paper | “Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With G. E. Gallas.”
March 8th, 2014: Exhibited at Smudge Comics Arts Expo in Arlington, Virginia.
May 2014: Interviewed by Simon Ball for Spooky Isles | Death Is No Bad Friend.
May 15th, 2014: Interviewed by Jenny Bhatt for Storyacious.com | Art Feature: The First Reich.
August 9th, 2014: Will exhibit at DC Zinefest in Washington, D. C.
September 13th – 14th, 2014: Will exhibit at SPX (Small Press Expo) in Bethesda, Maryland.
Fall 2014: Special event to be announced.
Currently living in the Washington, D. C. area.
Please visit my store: thepoetandtheflea.storenvy.com!
Copyright 2012-2014 by G. E. Gallas