Alison Bechdel

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Bechdel’s studio is in the basement of her home in Vermont. “I don’t start drawing until I’ve finished the storytelling,” she says.

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Fun Home By Alison Bechdel | 27 Must Have Queer Summer Reads

Fun Home By Alison Bechdel

In this graphic novel, Alison grows up in a funeral home that her family calls the "fun home." Alison discovers in college, after coming out as a lesbian, that her father is also gay.

Alison Bechdel. Graphic Novelist. Queer Theorist. Cartooning Comedian. Born 1960.

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‘Fun Home,’ the Musical, Takes Alison Bechdel’s Life to Broadway - NYTimes.com

‘Fun Home,’ the Musical, Takes Alison Bechdel’s Life to Broadway - NYTimes.com

Fun Home (off Broadway at the Public Theater): "goes deep into the troubled hearts of a family but employs the fine line of cartoonist Alison Bechdel, whose brilliant 2006 'graphic memoir' is the musical’s source."

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Fun Home (off Broadway at the Public Theater): "goes deep into the troubled hearts of a family but employs the fine line of cartoonist Alison Bechdel, whose brilliant 2006 'graphic memoir' is the musical’s source."

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Fun Home, Alison Bechdel

Fun Home, Alison Bechdel

The 1985 Alison Bechdel comic that spawned "the Bechdel test" for gender-equity in film. (courtesy of the artist)

ALISON BECHDEL: ‘Thrilled’ graphic novelist breaks yet more ground with MacArthur ‘genius’ grant

SITTING IN ITALY, basking in the peaceful and rejuvenating world of an artist’s retreat in Umbria, Alison Bechdel was tempted not to acknowledge the call. “I actually didn’t want to pick up the phone,” Bechdel tells The Post’s Comic Riffs this morning from Italy, of the ring that came three weeks ago from Chicago. […]

Alison Bechdel Draws a Fun Home Coda -- Vulture

Alison Bechdel Draws a Fun Home Coda

In anticipation of her comic-book memoir’s move to Broadway.

Alison Bechdel on Writing, Therapy, Self-Doubt, and How the Messiness of Life Feeds the Creative Conscience

Alison Bechdel on Writing, Therapy, Self-Doubt, and How the Messiness of Life Feeds the Creative Conscience

“It’s by writing… by stepping back a bit from the real thing to look at it, that we are most present.”

Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel available at Glad Day Bookshop

Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel 2012 "From the best-selling author of Fun Home, Time magazine’s No. 1 Book of the Year, a brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be. Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home was a pop culture and literary phenomenon. Now, a second t