Small Press Expo Announces Liza Donnelly of The New Yorker and Argentinian Cartoonist Liniers as Featured Guests at SPX 2013
Small Press Expo has announced Liza Donnelly and Liniers as featured guests to SPX 2013, to be held September 14 and 15. Small Press Expo is honored to have the first appearance of both of these guests at this years show. Liza and Liniers will be in addition to previously announced guests Seth, Lisa Hanawalt, Gary Panter, Frank Santoro, Gene Yang, Congressman John Lewis, Rutu Modan and Michael Kupperman.
A long time cartoonist for The New Yorker, Liza Donnelly is the author/editor of over 20 books, of which 7 of them are children’s books published for Scholastic Inc. She is a Cultural Envoy for the U.S. State Department, a member of the collective Cartooning for Peace, one of the founding members of the U.S. branch of the Federation of Cartoonists Organizations (FECO), and has spoken at such esteemed forums as TED, as well as the United Nations. Her upcoming book is titled Women on Men, will be published by Narrative Magazine this Fall. More information on Liza and her body of work can be found at http://lizadonnelly.com.
Liniers appearance will be the first time SPX has featured a cartoonist representing Argentina. Liniers made his name in the Americas with his widely syndicated strip Macanudo, which is popular enough to have been collected in 8 reprint volumes. His latest book, The Big Wet Balloon, will be represented at SPX by children’s book publisher Toon Books, making their first ever SPX appearance. The Big Wet Balloon is Liniers first book to be translated into English, and is being released in both Spanish and English editions. More information on Liniers latest release and Toon Books can be found at www.toon-books.com.