Writers and Readers Week: Joe Sacco
Writers and Readers Week: Joe SaccoAudio interview with Lyndon Hood
Joe Sacco is a cartoonist best known for his journalistic comics focusing on war zones. Palestine depicts stories and his experiences in Israel and the Palestinian territories - other works have focued on the Bosnian War and he is currently working on a book about the Rafah refugee camp.
Sacco is in New Zealand for the NZ Post Writers and Readers week. He spoke to Scoop about how he came to comics journalism, the effect that the visual medium had on documentary storytelling, the current Israel/Palestine situation and what he intends to do next.