Liza Donnelly curates exhibit; Chast speaks in Princeton; Gahan Wilson signs in NYC; Mankoff and Cartoon Violence

From Liza Donnelly’s blog, When Do They Serve The Wine, September 29, 2011, “International Cartoon and Humor Festival in France, 2011” (with slide show)

 

From Princeton Patch, September 30, 2011, “New Yorker Cartoonist Roz Chast to Speak at Library Benefit”


From Convention Scene, September 30, 2011, this post noting a signing by Gahan Wilson: NYC-Nuts Signing

 

From The Gothamist, September 29, 2011, “The New Yorker Admits To Troubling/Amusing Spike In Cartoon Body Count” — ( with a link to Bob Mankoff’s blog post on newyorker.com)

New Yorker Festival cartoon events

newyorker.com has listed (on its Festival Wire — requires sign up) its entire schedule  for this year’s New Yorker Festival (September 30, October 1 -2).  Cartoon events include a talk by Roz Chast (who will also sign her new book) and the return of the Cartoon Caption Contest Game, with host, Bob Mankoff and judges, Emily Flake, Paul Noth and Zachary Kanin.