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Alison Bechdel

ALISON BECHDEL is the author of the best-selling memoirs Fun Home and Are You My Mother?, and the writer and artist behind the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. Bechdel has been the recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant, was guest editor of The Best American Comics 2011 , and has drawn comics for Slate, McSweeney's, Entertainment Weekly, and the New York Times Book Review .