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January 15, 2009

New Round Of Xeric Winners Named


The Xeric Foundation has announced its latest round of grant winners, according to a release sent out yesterday. The Fund has released $25,031 to be spent on six comics projects. According to its press statement, this puts the Foundation at over $2 million in terms of total contribution to comics projects and various non-profit organizations in western Massachusetts.

* Box Brown, for Love is a Peculiar Type of Thing
* Ed Moorman, for Ghost Comics: A Benefit Anthology for RS Eden
* Annie Murphy, for I Still Live: Biography of a Spiritualist
* Ethan Rilly, for Pope Hats
* Sophia Wiedeman, for The Deformitory
* J.T. Yost, for Old Man Winter & Other Sordid Tales

Past winners include Donna Barr, Ben Catmull and Gerald Jablonski.

The Xeric Foundation was established by Peter Laird and gave out its first grants in 1992. The next deadline for submission is March 31.
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