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Author of "Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home," Nora Krug

  • Dates: April 22, 2021
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Hollins University
    Location: Hollins University - Virtual Event
    7916 Williamson Road
    Roanoke, VA 24019
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Author of "Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home," Nora Krug

Thursday, April 22, 7:30 pm

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Krug is a German-American author and illustrator. Her visual memoir, Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home (foreign edition title Heimat), was chosen as a best book of the year by The New York Times, The Guardian, NPR, Kirkus Review, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Boston Globe. She is a recipient of fellowships from Fulbright, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Maurice Sendak Foundation, and others. She was named Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year and 2019 Book Illustration Prize Winner by the Victoria and Albert Museum. Her visual biography, Kamikaze, about a surviving Japanese World War II pilot, was included in Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Comics and Best Non-Required Reading. Krug is associate professor of illustration at the Parsons School of Design in New York City.

Funding provided by the Beanstalk Fund.

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Author of "Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home," Nora Krug
  • 7916 Williamson Road
  • Roanoke, VA 24019
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  • Hollins University - Virtual Event
  • Free