Moderated by Phillip Lopate
Alison Bechdel is the author of two bestselling graphic memoirs, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, which won an Eisner Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Are You My Mother? For 25 years, she wrote and drew the popular comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, a visual chronicle of modern life, queer and otherwise. Bechdel has also been an editor of the Best American Comics series and has drawn comics for Slate, McSweeney’s, Entertainment Weekly, Granta, and The New York Times Book Review. She lives in Vermont.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Alison Bechdel will not be able to participate.
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Phillip Lopate is the author of a dozen books, including Waterfront, Portrait of My Body, Notes on Sontag, Getting Personal, and Being with Children, and a contributing author to BAM: The Complete Works. Lopate is a Guggenheim Fellow and the director of the graduate nonfiction program at Columbia University.