2009 Lulu Award Winners

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We are very happy to announce the 2009 Lulu Award Winners!

Each winner will be contacted individually and an engraved & personalized award will be shipped out to them. We also have a post profiling each winner, with resource links to learn more about them and support their work.

Just as a recap, The Lulu Awards recognizes the people and projects that helped to open eyes and minds to the amazing comic and cartooning work by and/or about women. the nominees were voted on by a panel of judges, and the actual awards voted on by the public.

But before I announce the awards, a word about how you can help Friends of Lulu. The #1 thing we need right now are volunteers, especially volunteers with skills in business, publishing, journalism, accounting, marketing/PR and teaching/mentoring. Please contact me directly at valerie dot dorazio at gmail dot com if you are interested in volunteering and/or running for one of our National Board positions for 2010.

Now, for the awards…

(CLICK LINK FOR A PROFILE OF EACH WINNER)

Kim Yale Award For Best New Talent: Kate Beaton for Hark, a Vagrant

Lulu of the Year: Danielle Corsetto for Girls with Slingshots

Woman of Distinction: Joanne Carter Siegel

Leah Adezio Award for Best Kid-Friendly Work: Rapunzel’s Revenge, by Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, and Nathan Hale

Female Comic Creator’s Hall of Fame: Gail Simone

Best Female Character: Monica Villarreal, from Wapsi Square by Paul Taylor

Volunteer of The Year: Marion Vitus

Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to everyone who participated!

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