Here’s a look at Garden State born New Yorker contributors (including its current editor) as well as New Yorker contributors (all cartoonists) not Jersey born, but currently living there. Also included: New Yorker contributors who, though not native-born, grew up there and/or lived there for a good while. If anyone out there has others I’ve missed (and I’m sure I have) please contact me. (click on the map to enlarge).
Liza Donnelly, Peter Kuper and Jules Feiffer (who will appear via Skype) will speak this weekend at the 2015 AAEC convention. Details here.
Sam Gross and Arnie Levin will appear in conversation with Richard Gehr, the author of I Only Read It For the Cartoons (Sept.15 at The Wasserman Jewish Studies Center). Details here.
From Connecticut Magazine, March 31, 2014, “When The New Yorker Moved to Connecticut; Westport a Hotbed for Covers”
Left: Garrett Price‘s cover for the December 19, 1947 issue
Here’s all the info about the upcoming MoCCA Arts fest taking place this April 5th & 6th. Browsing through the information on the site, I noted that Liana Finck (signing her new book, A Bintel Brief), Shannon Wheeler, Peter Kuper and Francoise Mouly will be in attendance.
From The New York Times, October 11, 2013 , “An Extended Addams Family; Ghoulish and Familiar Art at the Southampton Center”
(left: book jacket of Addams’ 1947 collection. Introduction by Wolcott Gibbs)