The Friends of Lulu has announced nominees for its awards and several webtoonists are up for the KIM YALE AWARD FOR BEST NEW FEMALE TALENT which is presented to the most promising female cartoonist whose work started appearing in the last two years.
The nominees are:
Layla Lawlor (Raven’s Children)
Raina Telgemeier (Take Out Comics)
Justine Shaw (NowhereGirl)
Jenn Manley Lee (Dicebox)
Joanne Mutch (Rummblestrips)
The nominees were chosen by Friends of Lulu members. Voting for the finalists is open only to members. A ballot is available a the Friend of Lulu Website. The awards will be presented at a ceremony at the San Diego Comicon on Thursday, July 17th.
Friends of Lulu is a national nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote and encourage female readership and participation in the comic book industry. For more information go here.
Nominee LayLa Lawlor also has a series on Girlamatic.com:
Kismet: Hunter’s Moon.
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