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An Evening with Alison Bechdel

General Programming

dateOctober 1, 2012 timeMonday, 7:00pm EDT locationNYU Department of Journalism
  • Public Books
  • Free and open to the public
  • First come, first seated
Cover of Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel, the author of Fun Home, which won an Eisner Award and was a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist. Time Magazine named Fun Home the number one Best Book of 2006, calling the memoir about her father, “A masterpiece about two people who live in the same house but different worlds, and their mysterious debts to each other.”

Ms. Bechdel is interviewed by Jared Gardner about her new graphic memoir, Are You My Mother?. Professor Gardner is an expert on graphic literature, who recently published Projections: Comics and the History of 21st-century Storytelling (Stanford UP, 2011).

Please also keep an eye out for the Public Books review of Are You My Mother?, by Heather Love, which will post in late September.

  • Alison Bechdel Author, Cartoonist
  • Jared Gardner Professor of English & Film Studies Ohio State University