First Woman to Win Pulitzer for Editorial Cartoons Publishes Print-on-Demand Compilation of Work on Lulu.com -- "One Nation, Under Surveillance"

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Signe Wilkinson Publishes Trailblazing Book to Mark 20 Years as Cartoonist for the Philadelphia Daily News. A retrospective of Signe’s cartoons will be on display at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts (http://www.uarts.edu), Nov. 9 - Dec. 5, 2005.

Her cartoons are sharp, powerful and important.

The first woman ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartoons has become the first top-rank cartoonist to publish a print-on-demand compilation of her work.

Long a trailblazing cartoonist, Signe Wilkinson of the Philadelphia Daily News has now become a trailblazing author by publishing “One Nation, Under Surveillance,” a print-on-demand book featuring nearly 50 of her cartoons, as first seen in the Daily News and newspapers across the country.

Wilkinson is using Lulu (http://www.lulu.com), the world’s fastest-growing provider of print-on-demand books, to publish the book in celebration of her 20th anniversary as editorial cartoonist at the Philadelphia Daily News.

The cartoons collected in “One Nation, Under Surveillance” (http://www.lulu.com/cartoonistgroup) comment on “life, liberty and the pursuit of privacy.”

Notes Wilkinson in the foreword: "This collection is for fellow paranoids who think that we have long since given private companies and the federal government way too much power over our lives." The book’s publication is especially timely, given the current public debates over the Supreme Court nominations and the ongoing war on terror.

“We are thrilled to have Signe Wilkinson use Lulu to publish her work”, says Bob Young, CEO, Lulu. “Her cartoons are sharp, powerful and important.”

Wilkinson’s two decades as editorial cartoonist at the Philadelphia Daily News have taken in everything from Ronald Reagan and the first Gulf War to Bill Clinton, wardrobe malfunctions, hanging chads, two President Bushes, September 11 – and more.

In her spare time, Wilkinson has won the Pulitzer Prize (1992), the Overseas Press Club Award (1997, 2001), and the RFK Award (2002) and several other leading awards. She was also the 1994 President of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists.

Signe Wilkinson's cartoons are syndicated to newspapers by the Washington Post Writers Group. They are available at multiple sites online including her own site, http://www.signetoons.com, and as part of the Cartoonist Group, http://www.cartoonistgroup.com.

“One Nation, Under Surveillance” is published by the Cartoonist Group and is available through http://www.Lulu.com and many bookstores. The book retails for $12.49. Special pricing is available for purchases of multiple copies.

ABOUT LULU (http://www.lulu.com):

Lulu is the world's fastest-growing source of print-on-demand books. Founded by Bob Young, who previously co-founded Red Hat, the open source software company, Lulu provides independent publishers with free access to on-demand publishing tools for books, e-books, DVDs, music, images and calendars.

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