Archive for June 27th, 2006

Cartoonist-to-cartoonist interview with Craig Thompson

June 27th, 2006

When I was in Portland earlier this month, Powell’s Books set up a conversation between me and Craig Thompson. Craig’s beautiful graphic novel Blankets crossed over and got a lot of mainstream readers when it came out in 2003. He lives in Portland, and both our books are about growing up in small towns with, um, kind of dysfunctional families. So Powell’s thought we’d have an interesting conversation together, and indeed we did. Although perhaps we both overdid the self-deprecation a tad.

Author to author interview with Jessica Abel

June 27th, 2006

I recently did this interview on the literary site with Jessica Abel. We talked about my memoir Fun Home and her recent graphic novel La Perdida.