Join us TONIGHT, Friday April 12th at the Ukrainian Federation, 5213 Hutchison, for an evening with best-selling and critically acclaimed author Alison Bechdel.
Bechdel will be discussing her creative process and her latest graphic memoir, Are You My Mother?, in a visual presentation. A Q&A and book signing will follow.
Doors will open at 6pm, and the event will start at 7pm. You can purchase tickets ($10) at the bookstore and online (until 1pm, April 12th). There will be some tickets available for purchase at the venue.
Alison Bechdel is the author of the bestselling memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, which was named a Best Book of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, New York Times, People, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Village Voice, and San Francisco Chronicle, among others. For twenty-five years, she wrote and drew the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, a visual chronicle of modern life—queer and otherwise—considered "one of the preeminent oeuvres in the comics genre, period." (Ms.) Bechdel is guest editor of Best American Comics, 2011, and has drawn comics for Slate, McSweeney's, Entertainment Weekly, Granta, and The New York Times Book Review.
To find out more about Alison Bechdel and her latest graphic memoir, Are You My Mother?, check out this interview with the Paris Review, this review by Jeet Heer for the Globe and Mail, and this one by Katie Roiphe for the New York Times