Lindsay_9768Lindsay Gibb is a librarian and journalist with a special interest in zines, comics, film and youth culture. She is also a world renowned Nicolas Cage scholar whose book National Treasure: Nicolas Cage (ECW Press) was named one of the top books of 2015 by the National Post, won the gold medal for popular culture at the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards, and continues to be referenced in books and articles about Cage. She has presented at Cage-a-rama in Glasgow, appeared as a Cage expert in various media for outlets such as the BBC, NPR and the US podcasts Wisecrack and #CageClub and her writing about the actor has been covered by outlets such as Vice, The Ringer and Canada AM. She is based in Toronto.

Lindsay is the Collections Librarian at the University of Toronto Scarborough Library and serves on the American Library Association’s Addressing Comics Censorship Committee as part of the Graphic Novels and Comics Roundtable. She previously lead programming for the Toronto Comic Arts Festival’s Libraries and Education Day, programmed the Special Libraries section of the Ontario Library Association Super Conference, and was a professor in Seneca College’s Library and Information Technician program.

Screen Shot 2020-02-03 at 6.12.55 PMAs a journalist, Lindsay co-founded the award-winning urban issues magazine, Spacing, where she remains an editorial board member. She was editor-in-chief of Broken Pencil, the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts, from 2006 until 2014 and, as a freelance writer, has written about film, music, literature and crafts for publications such as Made|Nous, NOW, Bitch, This magazine, The Establishment and Exclaim. 

Lindsay is also an arts programmer, a zine workshop facilitator, and a regular speaker about comics and zines at conferences.

Reach Lindsay at lindsay@lindsaylibrarian.com or connect with her on LinkedIn.

(photos by Helen Yousif & Ingrid Mur)

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