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Lucy Knisley


Hoooorayyyyy! [Feb. 28th, 2007|11:45 pm]


When I got the call, about two weeks ago, at first I thought:

"They're calling to tell me I'm not allowed in. They made a mistake, and my application has been rejected."

Today (March 1) is the official announcement date!

I'm going to cartoon school! With free money!

Thank you to Hope, for my beautiful letter of recommendation, and to all my amazing comic-making pals, for inspiring and encouraging me to do this stuff, and to all my friends and admirers and critics, who've helped and jazzed me about making comics. Thank you to the Diamond Scholarship Committee, and The Center for Cartoon Studies!

[User Picture]From: ndgmtlcd
2007-03-01 05:56 am (UTC)
That bag will sure buy a lot of cookies. Congratulations!
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[User Picture]From: yaytime
2007-03-01 05:57 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: heroprotagonist
2007-03-01 05:58 am (UTC)
Hooray!! Congratulations!!!!
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[User Picture]From: cwright
2007-03-01 05:59 am (UTC)
As IF you wouldn't get in.
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[User Picture]From: quirkybird
2007-03-01 06:06 am (UTC)
Oh my gosh CONGRATS! :D
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[User Picture]From: ameinias
2007-03-01 06:07 am (UTC)
awesome! i am very happy with you! USE thE MONEY TO SAVE THE WORLD (via comics of course)
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[User Picture]From: galsan
2007-03-01 06:13 am (UTC)
congrats, that totally rocks!
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[User Picture]From: jenosopher
2007-03-01 07:00 am (UTC)
Yay! Congrats.
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[User Picture]From: puffybush
2007-03-01 07:02 am (UTC)
congratulations! and your cartoons are always awesome.
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From: lana_wadley
2009-06-22 10:38 am (UTC)
did the scholarship come as a surprise? :) I bet it didn't, you're way talanted!

Congrats @>->---,
Lana, a commercial mortgages specialist
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[User Picture]From: joevarisco
2007-03-01 08:47 am (UTC)
canned culture likes you and celebrates your scholarship

diggity down :)
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[User Picture]From: flamingwingnut
2007-03-01 10:27 am (UTC)
me am so jealous
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[User Picture]From: _w_o_o_d_
2007-03-01 11:03 am (UTC)
Congrats !
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[User Picture]From: giant_ant
2007-03-01 01:16 pm (UTC)
Congratulations :D
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From: reallife2010
2007-03-01 01:23 pm (UTC)
Horray! well done!
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[User Picture]From: awesomeyoder
2007-03-01 03:16 pm (UTC)
Way to go! You deserved it with all your talented-ness!
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[User Picture]From: goraina
2007-03-01 03:43 pm (UTC)
This comes as NO SURPRISE to me!! I mean, of course they'd want you there! And of course you're good enough for them to foot the bill! Your stuff rocks so incredibly hard, and soon it's gonna be bathed in maple syrup and orange-colored leaves and mountains and hippies. YAY!!!
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[User Picture]From: gravitys_enemy
2007-03-01 04:02 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: exitwounds
2007-03-01 04:35 pm (UTC)
congratulations, i'm not surprised at all!
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[User Picture]From: music_slut
2007-03-01 06:11 pm (UTC)
Hooray, congratulations!
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[User Picture]From: countessoflace
2007-03-01 11:55 pm (UTC)
Congratulations! You are going to do great things!
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[User Picture]From: piratecore
2007-03-02 04:33 am (UTC)
Way to go! You deserve it!
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[User Picture]From: johnnythunderz
2007-03-03 05:41 pm (UTC)
hehehehehe XDDD
so many cool comics and illustrations!
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From: (Anonymous)
2007-03-22 03:27 pm (UTC)
I'm a little late to this party, but congratulations, Lucy! Congrats on your book, too....I love the combination of art and photography. You go girl.

Cathleen Toelke
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[User Picture]From: lucylou
2007-04-18 12:41 am (UTC)
Wow! Really? Crazy! It's like I'm there, already!
I'm working in Chicago this summer, but I have to come out to VT to find an apartment/place to live in June, and then I won't totally move until July. I stayed in the Coolidge when I came to visit, and have never been more frightened of a hotel in my life-- and I've stayed at the hotel where "The Shining" was filmed! So that place is OUT.
How do I get to the message board? I'd LOVE to join it, but in terms of school info, CCS has only sent me a letter of congrats and a copy of "In the Shadows of No Towers." Oh, and a couple pamphlets on the exciting things to do in Vermont and New Hampshire, which frightened me a little. God love those cartoonist types!
Looking forward to seeing/meeting you. And to an honest bagel place, esp. where I can watch someone offer to punch themselves for monies. There really aren't any good bagel places in Chicago...
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[User Picture]From: lucylou
2007-04-24 02:31 am (UTC)
kewl. I've emailed James, so I might be on, soon.
And yeah, I'd love to check out the red house!
And I missed out on APE this year, sadly, because I am poooor, and still have to graduate from college in three weeks. Bummer. I would have really liked to meet you guys, and plus, I have a book to sell! I hope it was fun, though. Lotsa friends of mine went, making me buuuurn with jealousy. I can't wait to hear all about it.
Coming to MoCCA? I'll be there, likely, horning in on whoever's table will let me plant a few books.
I'm sure the things to do in Vermont are numerous and life-alteringly-exciting.
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