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Gene Luen Yang

National Ambassador for Young People's Literature & Chinese-American Graphic Novelist

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Gene Luen Yang Biography

Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic novels. He was named a National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress in 2016, and advocates for the importance of reading, especially reading diversely.

His graphic novel American Born Chinese, a National Book Award finalist and Printz Award winner, has been adapted into an original series on Disney+. His two-volume graphic novel Boxers & Saints won the LA Times Book Prize and was a National Book Award Finalist. His nonfiction graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, received an Eisner award and a Printz honor.

His other comics work includes Secret Coders (with Mike Holmes), The Shadow Hero (with Sonny Liew), and Superman Smashes the Klan and the Avatar: The Last Airbender series. In 2016, he was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow.

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Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters

Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters

Secret Coders: Monsters & Modules

Secret Coders: Monsters & Modules

Secret Coders: Secrets & Sequences

Secret Coders: Secrets & Sequences

Level Up

Level Up

Secret Coders: Paths & Portals

Secret Coders: Paths & Portals

Secret Coders

Secret Coders

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Gene Luen Yang?

    Speaking fees for Gene Luen Yang, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Gene Luen Yang charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Gene Luen Yang, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Gene Luen Yang?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Gene Luen Yang for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Gene Luen Yang for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Gene Luen Yang or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Gene Luen Yang or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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National Ambassador for Young People's Literature & Chinese-American Graphic Novelist

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Gene Luen Yang Biography

Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic novels. He was named a National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress in 2016, and advocates for the importance of reading, especially reading diversely.

His graphic novel American Born Chinese, a National Book Award finalist and Printz Award winner, has been adapted into an original series on Disney+. His two-volume graphic novel Boxers & Saints won the LA Times Book Prize and was a National Book Award Finalist. His nonfiction graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, received an Eisner award and a Printz honor.

His other comics work includes Secret Coders (with Mike Holmes), The Shadow Hero (with Sonny Liew), and Superman Smashes the Klan and the Avatar: The Last Airbender series. In 2016, he was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow.

Gene Luen Yang Videos

  • Gene Luen Yang – Chubb Fellowship Lecture - November 2018
    Gene Luen Yang - 2018 Chubb Fellow, delivers the fall Chubb Fellowship lecture “Power of Comics for Inclusivity and Equality”
  • Comics belong in the classroom | Gene Luen Yang
    Comic books and graphic novels belong in every teacher's toolkit, says cartoonist and educator Gene Luen Yang. Set against the backdrop of his own...
  • Graphic Novelist Gene Luen Yang | 2016 MacArthur Fellow
    Gene Luen Yang is a graphic novelist and cartoonist whose work for young adults demonstrates the potential of comics to broaden our understanding of...

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  • How to book Gene Luen Yang?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Gene Luen Yang for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Gene Luen Yang, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Gene Luen Yang or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Gene Luen Yang?

    Speaking fees for Gene Luen Yang, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Gene Luen Yang charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Gene Luen Yang, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Gene Luen Yang?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Gene Luen Yang for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Gene Luen Yang for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Gene Luen Yang or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Gene Luen Yang or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Gene Luen Yang is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Gene Luen Yang for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Gene Luen Yang generally travels from San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kelvin Yu, Laura Ling, Helen Hong, Amanda Nguyen and Lisa Ling. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Gene Luen Yang for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Gene Luen Yang Speaker Videos

  • Gene Luen Yang – Chubb Fellowship Lecture - November 2018
    Gene Luen Yang - 2018 Chubb Fellow, delivers the fall Chubb Fellowship lecture “Power of Comics for Inclusivity and Equality”
    Comics belong in the classroom | Gene Luen Yang
    Comic books and graphic novels belong in every teacher's toolkit, says cartoonist and educator Gene Luen Yang. Set against the backdrop of his own witty, colorful drawings, Yang explores the history...
  • Graphic Novelist Gene Luen Yang | 2016 MacArthur Fellow
    Gene Luen Yang is a graphic novelist and cartoonist whose work for young adults demonstrates the potential of comics to broaden our understanding of diverse cultures and people.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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