Superstar Alison Bechdel will be on tour to promote the paperback edition of her genre-busting memoir FUN HOME this summer:
June 2: Book Expo, BEA, Signing & Panel Events
June 23: MoCCA Festival, featured artist, presented with the 2007 MoCCA Art Festival Award, 1:30-2:35 pm
June 27: The Happy Ending Reading Series, 8 pm
June 5: Tattered Cover, Lodo Store, 7:30 pm
RADAR reading series, hosted by Michelle Tea, event with Ariel Schrag (cartoonist and writer for Showtime’s ‘The L Word’), June 6, 6-7:30 pm
at the San Francisco Main Library
June 8: Changing Hands Bookstore, 7:00
June 25: American Library Association Event, for the GLBTRT Stonewall Book Awards Brunch, June 25, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
June 26: Free Library, June 26, 7:00pm
Stowe Free Library, Tuesday, June 12th, 7:30 pm
Everyone’s Books, Brattleboro, June 21, 7pm
Borders 276, Speaking & Signing, Saturday June 30, 2pm
July 25-30: San Diego Comic-Con, Spotlight featured author
And a bit more pr:
Awards and Praise for FUN HOME:
Named #1 Best of the Year by Time Magazine. Also listed as best in Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, The Advocate, Amazon.com, Comics Journal, The Guardian (UK), New York, Out, People, Salon.com, Time Out New York, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, among others.
Nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, Lambda Award, and Eisner Awards in 3 categories
Winner of the Stonewall Book Award-Israel Fish Nonfiction for the ALA, Winner of a GLAAD Media Award, Publishing Triangle Awards.
* As of April 2007, rights have been sold to UK, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Korea, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan.