Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimizu

Award winning Japanese illustrator based in New York City and instructor at School of Visual Arts.

National Book Festival 2016, come to the free full day event

The 16th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
All day long big event for those who love books! 120 authors and illustrators take stages.
I am participating in this year’s festival as the poster artist. I will be at the event doing a panel with A Wild Swan author and Pulitzer Award winning Michael Cunningham.

The poster is given away for free to visitors during the event (not for sale), and I will also be singing the poster, as well as the book A Wild Swan with Michael.

signing: 4:00-5:00PM 
talk: 6:00-6:45PM 
events will be held at Poetry and Prose pavilion

Please see National Book Festival website for more details and all the author schedules. 

Even if you can’t come or live too far away, you can download the PDF format of the poster here.