NYC – Tomo Signing

Holly Thompson, Tak Toyoshima and more appear at the Ottendorfer Library on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 2 – 4 p.m. RSVP on online.

Press Release:

You’re invited to an afternoon of storytelling, creativity and outreach to support young people in Japan affected by and recovering from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disasters. Meet with editor Holly Thompson, graphic artist Tak Toyoshima and other contributors as they share their stories. Join fellow library patrons and write or draw letters of support to teens in the hardest hit areas of Japan.

25 copies of the compilation “Tomo: Friendship through Fiction” will be given away. 

Ottendorfer Library
135 Second Avenue (near E. 8th St. – St. Marks Place) New York, NY 10003-8304

 

MA – Tomo Signing

Holly Thompson, Tak Toyoshima, and more appear at the Boston Children’s Museum on Friday, March 23rd from 6:30-8pm.

RSVP online (Please note that there is a $1 admission charge to this event that will be collected at the Children’s Museum the evening of the event.)

Press Release:

An evening of storytelling, creativity and outreach for Boston teens to support young people in Japan affected by and recovering from the March 2011 earthquake & tsunami disasters.

Tomo, meaning “friend” in Japanese, is a collection of short stories and graphic art for readers age 12 and up, contributed by authors and artists from around the world, all of whom share a connection to Japan. Editor Holly Thompson (a Massachusetts native), Boston’s own Tak Toyoshima (“Secret Asian Man”) and other contributors will share their stories and help museum guests write or draw their own letters of support to teens in the hardest hit areas of Japan.

Books will be available for purchase, & proceeds from sales go to the Japanese NPO Hope for Tomorrow.

Boston Children’s Museum – 2nd Floor The Common
308 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210