September 2008, Volume 12, Number 7

Cultural Spotlight

Graphic Novels, Comics a Highlight of the 2008 Miami Book Fair International

Illustration by Art Spiegelman

Illustration by Art Spiegelman

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman will be a featured guest of Miami Book Fair International and has been commissioned to create the poster for the Fair’s 25th anniversary year.

Spiegelman’s participation is part of the Fair’s plans to expand the graphic novel and comic presence at the event. The Book Fair, scheduled for Nov. 9-16, is partnering with Diamond Comics Distributors to offer a graphic novel education day on Nov. 9. There will also be a kids’ day on Nov. 14 and an array of publisher exhibitors, panels and author events Nov. 15-16.

Spiegelman received the Pulitzer for Maus, a graphic novel.

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