28 Inspiring Quotes By Alison Bechdel, The Celebrated Cartoonist And Memoirist
Cartoonist, Comics Artist, writer
Beech Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
Alison Bechdel is a famous American author, illustrator, cartoonist and memoirist. She completed her graduation from Oberlin College and went on to work as a word processor. She further started her own comic strip ‘Dykes to Watch Out For’ which was one of the earliest representations of the life of lesbians in the society. Her work became famous in the LGBT community and it turned to be a huge success and ran for almost 25 years in various newspapers. It was further collected in a book form ‘The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For’. After her enormous success she came up with the graphic novel ‘Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic’ and also wrote a memoir of her family life. She further wrote another graphic novel ‘Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama’ which portrayed her complex relationship with her mother. Her contribution to the comic world got her the ‘MacArthur Fellows “Genius” Award’. Her views on topics or issues close to her heart have appeared through the characters of her books or through her writings. Her writing has produced several quotes and shared by people. Her thoughts and quotations tackle the most serious and sensitive topics in a lighter tone. Go through these quotes by Alison Bechdel that will take you through some intentionally ignored part of the society.