2012 Publications and Presentations:
Cats of Copenhagen:
January: Publication of by Ithys Press
- ImagineFX Issue #82, the Ultimate Comic Art issue: Art Odyssey: Feline fun Michigan-based artist Casey Sorrow illustrates 1936 James Joyce children’s story The Cats of Copenhagen
- The Guardian: “James Joyce children’s story The Cats of Copenhagen gets first publication”
- The Atlantic Wire: “James Joyce, Children’s Author; The Western Canon as Graphic Novel”
October: Scribner (division of Simon & Schuster) publishes the Cats of Copenhagen:
- We Too Were Children: “JAMES JOYCE: THE CATS OF COPENHAGEN”
- Pawesome: “The Cats of Copenhagen: A Children’s Story by James Joyce”
- LitReactor: “Lost James Joyce Children’s Book Gets Published, Controversy Ensues”
- By The Book Reviews: “The Cats of Copenhagen – James Joyce”
- PYXIS Journal: “James Joyce and The Cats of Copenhagen”
- Brain Pickings: “The Cats of Copenhagen: A Newly Discovered James Joyce Children’s Story”
- Melville House: “James Joyce: cat lover and children’s book author”
- The State News: “Alumnus’ artwork used on Joyce book”
- Mitten Lit: “Who said there are no cats in Copenhagen?”
- The City Pulse: “Portrait of the artist as a playful grandfather”
- Brain Picking’s Best Children’s Books and Picturebooks of 2012
- Vogue’s 12 Books That Make Great Last-Minute Gifts (#11 for the anarchist)
- Yellow Book Reads: A Year In Review
Schuler Books Signing with Local Artist Casey Sorrow, Illustrator of The Cats of Copenhagen by James Joyce
Scribner’s Literary Cat Contest: Instagram user @jmelster wins A $100 gift card to PetSmart, 10 copies of James Joyce’s THE CATS OF COPENHAGEN, and a signed, limited edition illustration from the book!
- Giunti Editore released their Italian edition, “I gatti di Copenhagen“, on October 24th, 2012. (Panorama‘s review: James Joyce e ‘I gatti di Copenhagen’, una fiaba surreale e anarchica scritta per il nipote Stephen)
- Psichogios Publications released their Greek edition, “ΟΙ ΓΑΤΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΚΟΠΕΓΧΑΓΗΣ“, on October 30th, 2012.
- Gyldendal released the Danish version “Københavnerkatte“, in November 2012.
Future foreign language translations still to be released.
Monkey Day 2012 Initiative:
- Detroit Free Press: Eric Millikin: For Monkey Day, the 5 wildest monkey stories of 2012
- Detroit Free Press: The 12 Stars of Monkey Day, as seen in USA Weekend and the Tennessean
- The Week’s “17 offbeat holidays and anniversaries to celebrate in December“
- Kleiner Kalender Affentag 2013
- Herkimer Telegram (2012) with publication in The Beacon-Villager, Hudson Sun, Brighton-Pittsford Post, Bridgewater Independent, The Suburbanite, Wakefield Observer, etc…
- The Devil’s Panties
- The Examiner: Celebrate National Monkey Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
- The Times Leader: Five Things To Know This Week
- Alachua County Library: It’s Monkey Day at the Library!
- Ice Cream Gallery and Toys’s Monkey Day Show
New York Times Sunday Book Review: Illustration of Peter Trachtenberg by Casey Sorrow
Casey A. Sorrow
Director – Sorrow Industries