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Ohioana Interview – 2021

posted on February 13, 2021

The following is an announcement from David Weaver the Executive Director of the Ohioana Library Association:

Join us online this Tuesday, February 16 at 7 p.m. for a very special event as we look forward to the 15th anniversary Ohioana Book Festival in April! Each year, we call upon an Ohio illustrator to design poster art for the Ohioana Book Festival. This year’s special anniversary poster was designed by Tom Batiuk, the award-winning cartoonist and creator of the beloved comic strips Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft. On Tuesday at 7 we will do a live “reveal” of Tom’s poster on Zoom, plus a conversation between Tom and Ohioana executive director David Weaver. Audience members will have an opportunity to ask Tom questions at the end of the program, which will also be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube.

AND, if you register for the event on Eventbrite, you will be entered to win a signed copy of Tom’s 2021 Ohioana Book Festival title, The Complete Funky Winkerbean Volume 10, 1999 – 2001, published by the Kent State University Press.
Here is the link to register:
You’ll be hearing more soon about the 15th anniversary Ohioana Book Festival, which takes place virtually from April 23-25. We hope to see you in April . . . and hope to see you this Tuesday!
Sincerely,
David Weaver
Executive Director