- May 31 - King Library Opens at 1:00 PM
If you have a talent for creating comic/manga style illustrated short stories, you are invited to enter San José Public Library’s Graphic Novel Making Contest for all ages as part of our Summer Reading Celebration, 2013. This contest is sponsored by San José Public Library, Hijinx Comics, San José Museum of Art and TRY Japan Culture Group.
Here’s how to enter …
Entries will be judged on content and illustrations by a panel of library staff and comic industry professionals. All cash prizes will be awarded as gift cards.
Winners will be announced and prizes awarded at a reception to be held at the Seven Trees Branch Library on Saturday, August 24th at 2:00 p.m.in the Community Room.
San José Public Library staff members are ineligible to participate.
San José Public Library reserves the right to refuse submissions that are not appropriate for a general audience. This contest is open to all California residents.
The winners of our Graphic Novel Making Contest 2011 were announced at the award ceremony on August 27th. The winners are:
1st place: Nidhi Naroth, age 12, “The Cliff”
2nd place: Liam Kirk, age 8, “The Adventures of Agent Bucktooth”
3rd place: Shirley Huang, age 12, “Arrow’s Forest Friend”
1st place: Apanuba Mahmood, age 13, “Flower’s Canvas”
2nd place: Jessica Lee, age 17, “Little Red Riding Hood”
3rd place: Nancy Duong, age 17, “Chess: The Black Queen and the White Knight”
1st place: Michael Merritt, age 18, “Pure Element: Revelation”
2nd place: Jessica Tang, age 18, “Turning Point”
3rd place: Darren Tat, age 41, “Rabbit in the Moon”
Congratulations to all our winners and many thanks to all who participated.