Bob Eckstein, New Yorker cartoonist and author of the wonderful History of the Snowman, has signed a deal for a book based on his recent New Yorker two parter on book stores in New York. Here’s more info from Galley Cat
From startribune.com, October 23, 2014, “Cartoonist Roz Chast Wins $50,000 as winner of Kirkus Prize, a new literary award”
Today’s weekly blog from The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor features what promises to be a recurring feature, The Cartoon Lounge, a video shot in Bob Mankoff’s office at the magazine’s Times Square address (for those interested in New Yorker minutia, the actual cartoonists lounge, where cartoonists gather weekly before sitting down with the editor, is just a few feet away from the office seen in the video).
From conventionscene.com, October 21, 2014, ” NYC — Legendary Cartoonists Sign”
– what’s sure to be an interesting event. Scheduled for November 12th @7:30.
From the East Carolina Manuscript Collection, October 6, 2014, “Literary Lampoons: The Cartoonist Ambitions of a Great American Writer”
– this piece on John Updike’s early cartoons.
(link via The John Updike Society)
From newyorker.com, October 20, 2014, “The Endangered Bookstores of New York” — part two of Bob Eckstein’s terrific look at area bookstores.
Link to Mr. Eckstein’s website here
Link here to his New Yorker work.
Karen Green, Graphics Novel Librarian at Columbia University, will host this event featuring the editorial cartoonist, Jeff Danzinger, and New Yorker cartoonists, Peter Kuper and Liza Donnelly.
Link here to Peter Kuper’s website
Link here to Liza Donnelly’s website
Link here to Jeff Danzinger’s website
This notice from Vanderbilt University about an upcoming appearance by Liza Donnelly, who was a finalist for The Thurber Prize for American Humor.
Link here to Ms. Donnelly’s New Yorker work on the magazine’s Cartoon Bank site.
Link here to her website, lizadonnelly.com
Here’s The New Yorker’s current cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff speaking (for about 15 minutes) about the magazine’s popular Caption Contest.
Link here to Bob Mankoff’s New Yorker work on the magazine’s Cartoon Bank site.
Link here to Mr. Mankoff’s website.
From bergino.com, “Up next in the Clubhouse: Thursday October 23 / 6:00 – 9:00PM Fall Art Party ‘The Mind of Mort Gerberg’ legendary New Yorker Cartoonist”
Gerberg’s first New Yorker drawing appeared in the April 10, 1965 issue.
Link here to Mort Gerberg’s New Yorker work on the magazine’s Cartoon Bank site.
Link here to visit his website.
From LitQuake, notice of an event in San Francisco, October 15th: “Every Picture Tells A Story: New Yorker Artists in Conversation” — the artists are Tom Toro, Mark Ulriksen, Eric Drooker, and Owen Smith
And the guest blogs continue over at newyorker.com. This week it’s “Party Time With Mick Stevens”
Link here to Mick Stevens’ website
Link to Mick’s work on The New Yorker’s Cartoon Bank site.