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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.”

June 2011 – January 2012: Researched, wrote, and completed first two full-length screenplays, Who is Laurence Harvey? and The Golden Curator.

November 28th, 2012: Began publishing graphic novel The Poet and the Flea about the poet-painter William Blake online at thepoetandtheflea.wordpress.com.

January 17th, 2013: The Poet and the Flea reviewed by Sarah Goode, University College Oxford, British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

January – April, 2013: Interned at Zest Books, a young adult non-fiction publishing company in San Francisco, California.

March 3rd, 2013: Interviewed by Hannah Meiklejohn for Lemonade: Freshly Squeezed Art & Culture Magazine.

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.

★★★PORTFOLIO★★★

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Please visit my store: thepoetandtheflea.storenvy.com!

For more updates, follow me on facebooktumblr and twitter.

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Copyright 2012-2014 by G. E. Gallas


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