Chast in Vermont
Roz Chast will speak at Vermont’s Brattleboro Museum & Art Center August 11th. Details here. According to promotional material:
Chast will speak about her work, life, and career, in connection with BMAC’s exhibition of 139 original drawings from her graphic novel, on display at the museum until Sept. 24.
Interview of Interest: Carolita Johnson
From The Middle Ages (on Tumblr), Ladies’ Night: Carolita Johnson — an interview from April of this year, posted July 24th.
Radio Interview of Interest: Liza Donnelly
When Ms. Donnelly was in Ireland a few weeks back, she sat down for a radio interview with Sean Boyle (Seaniebee). Listen here.
Thurberites are familiar with the above books. The one on the left published in 1940, and the one on the right (a follow-up!) in 1956. Come February of next year, HarperCollins, celebrating the 125th anniversary of Thurber’s birth, will release a collection of Thurber’s fables illustrated by some of our better known illustrators. Further details about the book, and also another Thurber birthday title will appear here in time.
Amazon currently lists the forthcoming New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons for three different prices: $800.00 (that’s the “deluxe” edition), $100.00, and and an eye-popping $55.23.