Lynd Ward

Lynd Ward

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The Lynd Ward Prize for Graphic Novel of the Year, established in 2011, honors the late Lynd Kendall Ward, artist, storyteller, and creator of the first American wordless novel. Producing wood-engraved illustrations for his titles as well as many others, Ward won numerous honors, including a Library of Congress Award for wood engraving. 

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