2009 Kim Yale Award For Best New Talent: Kate Beaton

Hark-a-vagrant_-4Kate Beaton, recipient of Friends of Lulu’s 2009 “Best New Talent” award, is the Canadian creator of the historical & literary webcomic Hark, A Vagrant. Renowned for a sharp wit that alternates between the erudite and the whimsical, Hark, A Vagrant started in 2006 and has attracted a enthusiastic fanbase.

Whether she is skewering the American Revolution, illustrating the darker side of mermaids, or depicting a Richard III birthday party, Kate presents an unique take on historical figures, literary creations, and other creatures of the past.

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Kate Beaton Links:

Hark, A Vagrant!

Link to purchase “Never Learn Anything From History” book

Culture Magazine interview

Girl Wonder interview

Interview w/Beth Dunn

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