Wednesday, May 15, 2013

May Appearances

After a month of travel, May's schedule is a bit lighter.

As I announced recently, I will be taking a year off abroad starting this summer. Consequently, these appearances will be my last ones in these locations for at least a year.

If you're in the area, please drop by to say hello, and remember to check with the venue regarding signing policies, etc...


It's the annual conference for the National Cartoonist Society!  Always great fun and this year there will be a public event, so don't miss it!

Sat. May 25, pm -  I will be speaking about my career and breaking down picture books for conference attendees.  There will be a signing afterwards (again for attendees).

Sun. May 26-  Toonseum Festival. I will be joined by a great big gang of cartoonists for a huge public signing & festival.  Check out the whole list, because there are some amazing talents talking and signing.

From 2:00pm-3:00pm I will be at the August Wilson Center across the street from the Toonseum

There will be books (including exclusive preview copies of DON'T PIGEON HOLE ME: TWO DECADES OF THE MO WILLEMS SKETCHBOOK) for sale to benefit various outreach programs in the area, so please support the show. 


Fri. May 31 - BEA.  I'll be signing at the great big Book Expo America.  Don't forget to visit the Harper and Hyperion booths for cool stuff.

Here's my signing schedule:

1:30pm – 2:30pm            Autographing That is Not a Good Idea! at signing Table 10

3:00pm – 4:00pm           Autographing in Disney/Hyperion Booth (#1721)

Don’t Let Pigeon Drive the Bus! and Big Guy Took My Ball!

I believe the first signing requires a ticket and the second is as long as books last, so get your tickets or place in line early as these events tend to "sell out".

Also, the Disney/Hyperion booth has some fun give aways and a photo-shoot opportunity with you and The Pigeon and a special announcement!

 (These events are for BEA attendees)

Sat. June 1 - 7:00pm – 8:00pm                  

470 Bergen St.
Brooklyn, NY 

I will be discussing the upcoming cartoon collection DON'T PIGEON HOLE ME! TWO DECADES OF THE MO WILLEMS SKETCHBOOK followed by a signing.  Even though the book isn't due out until mid-June, the store will have a special advance shipment of books available in addition to my other work. 

I hope you'll come out and check out 20 years of my 'grown-up' work, including the birth of the Pigeon. 

(This event is open to the public and will be geared to the grown ups & big kids. Only 1 book from home, pls.)

There will be further events in June including a big weekend with the opening of the SERIOUSLY SILLY  exhibit retrospective at the Eric Carle Museum of Art in Amherst, MA (here's a piece in SLJ about it), and a show of my grown up work (including some exciting brand new magnitized stuff) at the R. Michelson Gallery in Northampton, MA and events at the ALA Convention in Chicago.