Monday, April 9, 2018
Celebrated author and cartoonist Paul Noth, an alumnus of Rufus King High School and Trowbridge School, visited his former schools to talk about his career and his life as a writer and an artist. Noth is an accomplished cartoonist whose work has appeared in ‘The New Yorker’ and ‘The Wall Street Journal.’ He was a regular guest writer for ‘Late Night with Conan O'Brien’ and has also written for ‘The Late Late Show’ and other television programs.
Paul Noth, author of the middle grade fiction book ‘How to Sell Your Family to the Aliens,’ will visit two more MPS schools this week. At King and Trowbridge, he spent time reading from his book, talking about his career journey, demonstrating how to draw cartoons, and signing books. Students had a chance to ask questions and learn about art and writing as possible career paths.
Noth is making his appearance in conjunction with the MPS Year of the Arts, which has expanded arts programming in all schools through local arts partners and arts integration across all subjects. He is among many guest speakers, visiting artists, and artists-in-residence who have worked with MPS students this year.
Students at both schools enjoyed Noth’s visit and some got to take home autographed copies of his book. The events were a fun way to build strong connections between art and literacy.