If you are in TO tonight, we are having a launch for the sports poetry book And the Crowd Goes Wild!
The launch is at 5:30 at the Northern District Branch of the Toronto Library (
Carol-Ann Hoyte has assembled an all-star cast of poets from around the world. I am humbled that she asked me to provide the illustrations.
Here are a few examples.
I tried to capture the energy of the athlete with quick darting lines and (mostly) bold solid colours.
The book has already won a big award too! The Moonbeam Award bronze medal for poetry!