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Keeping up with: Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel
Alison Bechdel c/o Flickr

Alison Bechdel is the gifted American full-time cartoonist and creator of Dykes To Watch Out For.  She has also created work for the Advocate, Ms. Magazine and more. Her graphic memoir Fun Home is a coming of age story that spent two weeks on The New York Times' hardcover Nonfiction bestseller list and was named one of the "10 Best Books of the Year" by Time Magazine.

Alison Bechdel is currently working on the graphic memoir Love Life: A Case Study.  Alison's website and blog are popular.  You'll find that Alison has a sense of humor that makes for fun blog reading.

This Saturday, Alison will be a guest, along with the great Dorothy Allison, when Women & Children First celebrates 30 years.

Women & Children First 30th Anniversary Gala

With Special Guests Dorothy Allison and Alison Bechdel

Saturday, October 3, 2009

At: The Breakers

5333 N. Sheridan Road , Chicago

VIP reception 5-7 p.m.

Gala 7-10 p.m.

Gala tickets $60

VIP tickets $100

Reduced price tickets are available.

For more information call 773/769-9299

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  • Cassandra James - Asia Travel Examiner 5 years ago

    It just dawned on me, I used to read Bechdel's work in the Advocate more than 15 years ago. Always loved it.