Alison Bechdel
Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel creates the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. Her graphic memoir, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, was a finalist for a 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award.

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March 27 2007 7:30 AMWhat the Little Old Ladies FeelHow I told my mother about my memoir.
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May 6 2015 5:29 PM The Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife”  June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
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May 6 2015 2:11 PM Nicholas Kristof Is Not Smarter Than an Eighth-Grader American kids are actually doing decently in math and interpretation, but he’s not.