MIT Press Live! Author Talk: The Curie Society
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 12:30pm to 1:30pmVirtual Event
MIT Press Live! presents an author talk with Heather Einhorn and Adam Staffaroni, authors of The Curie Society
About this Event
An action-adventure original graphic novel, The Curie Society follows a team of young women recruited by an elite secret society—originally founded by Marie Curie—with the mission of supporting the most brilliant female scientists in the world. The heroines of the Curie Society use their smarts, gumption, and cutting-edge technology to protect the world from rogue scientists with nefarious plans. Readers can follow recruits Simone, Taj, and Maya as they decipher secret codes, clone extinct animals, develop autonomous robots, and go on high-stakes missions.
About the authors
Heather Einhorn, born and raised in New York City, grew up loving Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batgirl, female detective stories, and teen spy thrillers, and she cofounded EEP in order to create stories showcasing heroic women characters. With her husband and creative partner Adam Staffaroni, she cocreated the popular scripted podcasts Daughters of DC and Lethal Lit: A Tig Torres Mystery, which was listed as a New York Times Great Podcast and was the first Young Adult scripted podcast
Adam Staffaroni has been creating comics in one form or another for the past fifteen years. He received an MFA as part of the first-ever graduating class at The Center for Cartoon Studies. With Heather Einhorn, he cocreated the scripted podcasts Daughters of DC and Lethal Lit: A Tig Torres Mystery.