About You Write The Caption

"You Write the Caption" is your chance to play cartoonist, polishing doodles into witty gems with just a few well-chosen words. Each Monday, Observer editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers will post a cartoon that needs a caption and invite readers to write one. The winning entry will be mailed the original cartoon art with the winning caption.

Kevin Siers creates at least five editorial cartoons a week for the Charlotte Observer. A native of Minnesota, he began his cartooning career by drawing editorial cartoons for his hometown community newspaper between shifts working in the local iron ore mines. While at the University of Minnesota, he joined the staff of the Minnesota Daily as editorial cartoonist where his work won top national awards (The John Locher Award and the Sigma Delti Chi / Society of Professional Journalists Award). He joined the Observer staff in 1987. His cartoons are distributed nationwide by King Features Syndicate. His wife, Jean, is a freelance writer. Their son, Michael, is a graduate student at the University of Connecticut.