Nora Krug
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Nora Krug

Nora Krug is a German-American author and illustrator whose work has been published and exhibited internationally. Krug is a recipient of fellowships from Fulbright, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and the Maurice Sendak Foundation. The Victoria and Albert Museum named her "Illustrator of the Year" in 2019. Her visual memoir "Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home" (foreign edition title "Heimat") was chosen as a best book of the year by the New York Times, The Guardian, NPR, Kirkus Review, the San Fransisco Chronicle, and the Boston Globe. It was the winner of the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award, the Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize, the Art Directors Club gold and discipline winner cube, and the British Book Design and Production Award, among others. Krug’s illustrations have been recognized with medals from the Society of Illustrators. Her visual biography, "Kamikaze", about a surviving Japanese WWII pilot, was included in Houghton Mifflin’s "Best American Comics" and "Best Non-Required Reading", and her animations were shown at the Sundance Film Festival.
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