Alison Bechdel is the author of the graphic memoirs Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (2006) and Are You My Mother: A Comic Drama (2012), both published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Fun Home won an Eisner award in 2007 for best Reality-Based Work and was named by Time magazine as the best book of the year. The Burlington Book Festival is honored to have her in the house on Saturday, September 22. Here is just a small sampling of the major acclaim for her groundbreaking work:
Click here to read Lev Grossman’s Time article about Alison.
Check out the Wall Street Journal interview with Alison below:
Alison reading a selection from her graphic memoir, Are You my Mother?:
A Q&A with Alison at the University of Washington Bookstore in Seattle, Washington:
Be sure to see Alison at this year’s Book Festival on Saturday, September 22 in the Film House at Main Street Landing’s Performing Arts Center at 1 PM, and on Sunday, September 23 as part of the Vermont Women Writers Panel, which takes place at 3 PM at the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts.