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April 25, 2014

Jim Woodring's Fran Wins The Lynd Ward Prize; Yang's Boxers And Saints, Cannon's Heck Are Honorees


Congratulations to one of the very best cartoonists, Jim Woodring, on the occasion of his Fran being named this year's recipient of the Lynd Ward Prize, administered by the Pennyslvania Center For The Book on behalf of the Penn State University Libraries. In addition to Woodring, the cartoonists Gene Luen Yang and Zander Cannon were named honorees for their works Boxers And Saints and Heck, respectively. Woodring will receive a cash prize and the Library of America set of Ward's six novels.

This is the prize's fourth year. They are currently accepting "2014 copyright submissions" for the 2015 award, and will take them until December 31.
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