SPX Announces Alt-Weekly Guests Keith Knight, Shannon Wheeler and Derf

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Small Press Expo Announces Alt-Weekly Guests Keith Knight, Shannon Wheeler and Derf   For Immediate Release Contact: Warren Bernard                                                  Phone: 301-537-4615                                                  E-Mail: [email protected] Bethesda, Maryland; August 20, 2014 – This year marks the 20th Anniversary of SPX, which will be held September 13 and 14, 2014 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel &...

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SPX Sponsors Yang, Donnelly and O’Malley at National Book Festival

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    Small Press Expo Sponsors Gene Luen Yang, Liza Donnelly and Bryan Lee O’Malley at the National Book Festival Bethesda, Maryland; August 25, 2014  Media Release ­— For the second year in a row, the Small Press Expo (SPX) is proud to announce it is a sponsor of the National Book Festival, presented by the Library of Congress. As a part of this sponsorship, SPX is bringing Gene Luen Yang, Liza Donnelly and Bryan Lee O’Malley to the National Book Festival. The primary goal of this sponsorship is to bring...

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Small Press Expo Announces 2014 Ignatz Award Nominees

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Small Press Expo Announces 2014 Ignatz Award Nominees For Immediate Release Contact: Eden Miller Email: [email protected] Bethesda, Maryland; August 18, 2014 Media Release ­— The Small Press Expo the preeminent showcase for the exhibition of independent comics, graphic novels and alternative political cartoons, is pleased to announce the 2014 nominees for the annual presentation of the Ignatz Awards, a celebration of outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. The Ignatz, named after George Herriman’s brick-wielding mouse from...

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Small Press Expo Announces 20th Anniversary International Guests

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Small Press Expo Announces 20th Anniversary International Guests Simon Hanselman, Aisha Franz, Yvan Alagbé, Dominique Goblet, Mana Neyestani, Daniel Jiménez Quiroz, and More! For Immediate Release Contact: Warren BernardPhone: 301-537-4615E-Mail: [email protected] Bethesda, Maryland; August 12, 2014 – This year marks the 20th Anniversary ofSPX, which will be held September 13 and 14, 2014 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. For our 20th birthday, we are pleased to announce a robust slate...

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Brandon Graham, Emily Carroll, Drew Friedman & Mimi Pond Confirmed for SPX 2014

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Small Press Expo Announces 20th Anniversary Guests Brandon Graham, Emily Carroll, Drew Friedman and Mimi Pond For Immediate Release           Contact: Warren Bernard Phone: 301-537-4615 E-Mail: [email protected] Bethesda, Maryland; June 19, 2014 – This year is the 20th Anniversary of SPX, which will be held September 13 and 14, 2014 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. For our 20th birthday, we are pleased to announce Brandon Graham, Emily Carroll, Drew Friedman and Mimi Pond, all of whom are appearing at SPX...

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Charles Burns, Jen Sorensen, Tom Tomorrow and Ben Katchor at SPX 2014

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Small Press Expo Announces 20th Anniversary Guests Charles Burns, Jen Sorensen, Tom Tomorrow and Ben Katchor For Immediate Release           Contact: Warren Bernard                                                  Phone: 301-537-4615                                                  E-Mail: [email protected] Bethesda, Maryland; June 26, 2014 – This year is the 20th Anniversary of SPX, which will be held September 13 and 14, 2014 at the...

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Box Brown, Eleanor Davis, Michael DeForge and Roman Muradov Announced for SPX 2014

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Box Brown, Eleanor Davis, Michael DeForge and Roman Muradov Announced for SPX 2014

Small Press Expo Announces 20th Anniversary Guests Box Brown, Eleanor Davis, Michael DeForge and Roman Muradov For Immediate Release   Bethesda, Maryland; July 10, 2014 – This year marks the 20th Anniversary of SPX, which will be held September 13 and 14, 2014 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. For our 20th birthday, we are pleased to announce Box Brown, Eleanor Davis, Michael DeForge, and Roman Muradov as special guests to join us in our birthday celebration. Brown, Davis, DeForge, and Muradov are joining the...

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Ignatz Awards Submissions Head to Nominating Jury

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Ignatz Awards Submissions Head to Nominating Jury

The submission period for the 2014 Ignatz Awards came to a close at the end of May.  With the final books being sorted and packaged, copies will go out the weekend of June 13th to this year’s jury pool. Jury members, who remain anonymous until the awards are presented, will pick from the enormous pool of submitted work the books they believe are most deserving of consideration by attendees of the annual SPX festival, which takes place September 13-14th, 2014 in Bethesda, Maryland. The only way to weigh in on this year’s awards is...

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View the SPX 2014 Exhibitor List, 600 Creators Strong!

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View the SPX 2014 Exhibitor List, 600 Creators Strong!

With many months still to go until showtime, the Small Press Expo (that’s us) has posted their initial list of attending creators.  This list is expected to grow over the summer as special guests are announced and table rosters are fleshed out. By mid-September expectations are high that the number of exhibiting creators will top 700, making SPX easily the largest single gathering of independent comics talent in the country. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, SPX has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years.  The 2013 event...

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Jules Feiffer, Lynda Barry and James Sturm Announced as First SPX 2014 Guests

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Jules Feiffer, Lynda Barry and James Sturm Announced as First SPX 2014 Guests

Small Press Expo Announces 20th Anniversary Guests Jules Feiffer, Lynda Barry and James Sturm in a Tribute to the Comics of the Alt-Weekly Newspapers For Immediate Release Contact: Warren Bernard Phone: 301-537-4615 E-Mail: [email protected] Bethesda, Maryland; June 12, 2014 – This year is the 20th Anniversary of SPX, which will be held September 13 and 14, 2014 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. For our 20th birthday, we are pleased to announce Jules Feiffer, Lynda Barry and James Strum as the first of a number...

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