2011 illustration grad signs major book deal

This article is from publishersweekly.com. By Sally Lodge It’s a true story that reads like fiction – and it’s one that should raise the spirits of any aspiring author. Elise Parsley, a 27-year-old piano teacher in Plymouth, Minn., leapt from being an unpublished, agentless author-illustrator to one with both an agent and a book contract in three days. The quick-fire […]

Anders Nilsen to speak at MSUM

Award winning graphic novelist, illustrator and artist Anders Nilsen will speak on the MSUM campus Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in Fox Recital Hall in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts. Nilsen’s talk will pose questions such as: What would it mean for the god of the sea to visit present day Wisconsin? What if Jesus met the […]

A tribute to Maurice Sendak

The Curriculum Materials Center of the Library is featuring an exhibit of the work of world-renown illustrator, Maurice Sendak (1928-2012). On exhibit is his body of work (held in the Livingston Lord Library), beginning with the 1950’s to 2011. The books are displayed in chronological order. A bibliography is also available. The books will be on display through November 2. […]