A Dyke To Watch Out For

Watch out, dykes, Alison Bechdel is coming!

The Lady Bechdel
The Lady Bechdel

This week, Alison Bechdel is in town. The Dykes to Watch Out For author will appear at UT on Thu., Nov. 6 and will be signing her new book at BookPeople, The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For, Fri., Nov. 7, 5pm.

Those who have been readers of the strip, now in circulation for over 25 years, know what a talent Bechdel is. Even if you haven't read DTWOF, Bechdel's Fun Home, a graphic novel which concerns her process of coming out, but also the death of her father (and subsequent discovery that her father may have been gay also). It is a carefully considered and beautifully rendered narrative, which mixes memoir and theory. And I ain't the only one who thinks so!

Also: Bechdel has a blog.

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