Item! Chester Brown’s Louis Riel didn’t make the final 5 shortlist for Canada Reads. Evan Annett has the news and some thoughts on the final list for the CBC contest.
Item! Children’s book creator Alan Silberberg has won a $2000 Quebec literary prize for his graphic novel, Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze.
Item! The second and concluding volume of Von Allan’s Stargazer young adult graphic novel series is now in shops.
Item! The D+Q boys in sunny Miami.
Item! In political cartooning news, Toronto Star policart Theo Moudakis won a National Leadership Award from The Ontario History and Social Science Teacher’s Association, and Ottawa hosts “Polar Lines,” a cartoon exhibit celebrating Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s 40th anniversary and featuring cartoons about Inuit and the North.
Item! A collection of PEI editorial cartoons, Wayne Wright’s Still Crazy After All These Years, launches Nov. 27, at 2pm, at the Eptek Centre in Summerside.
Item! Expozine takes place this weekend in Montreal. Books that debut at the show are also eligible for the Expozine prize, announced early next year. Our own Salgood Sam should be there and you might be able to get a copy of the Sequential print edition.