Adam Zyglis

August 9, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Central Library

part of a series on Justice

About the speaker

Adam Zyglis is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for The Buffalo News, his hometown newspaper. He began drawing editorial cartoons for The Griffin in 2001 at Canisius College, where he graduated summa cum laude from the All College Honors Program with a degree in Computer Science. After earning three national collegiate cartooning awards from his work at The Griffin, Zyglis landed an internship in the Graphics Department of The Buffalo News. At just 22 years old, Zyglis became the staff cartoonist forThe News in August of 2004, replacing Tom Toles who left for The WashingtonPost. Since then his cartoons have become syndicated through Cagle Cartoons and have appeared in magazines, books and newspapers around the world, including The Washington Post, USA Today, Newsweek, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times. In 2013 he won the Clifford K. and James T. Berryman Award, given by the National Press Foundation. His work earned him aNational Headliner Award for Editorial Cartoons in 2007, 2011 and 2015.Additionally in 2015 he won the Grambs Aronson Cartooning with a Conscience award and the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartoons. Later that year he was awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award from Canisius College. In the spring of 2016 Zyglis was awarded the Sigma Delta Chi Award for EditorialCartoons, by the Society of Professional Journalists. In his free time he enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and two young children.

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Additional details

This event will be in the Collections Gallery, on the Central Library’s top floor. Read more about getting to the library here.

Photo from Beth Insalaco.

Reserved seats and a sign interpreter are available, thanks to Deaf Access Services. To hold your spot, email us by the Wednesday before the event.

Photo from Beth Insalaco.

All of our events are completely waste-free, so please Bring Your Own Mug (and cloth napkin, if you’re feeling extra green).

Photo from CreativeMornings/St. Pete.