Author Archives: Joan
Happy 2014! Who knows when I’ll ever be on the same pages with Danticat, Wolitzer, Eugenides, Moody et al again, so I’m thrilled to be a part of this project. My contribution is an illustrated essay about the 1987 March … Continue reading
I’m psyched for this panel; Kate is totally plugged into past and present female comics influence, and we’re going to get into that big time. Bring your posse, enthusiasm, and questions.
I’m absolutely thrilled that Gone to Amerikay has made the cut for Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Comics anthology this year. The only original work from DC or Marvel to do so, I might add. I’d known Colleen Doran through the … Continue reading
Shooters, an excellent GN I acquired that was based on a true story about Army men turned military contractors, has won a Prism Award from the Entertainment Industries Council, and while we’re not as cool as Nurse Jackie or Silver … Continue reading
I’ve covered most of my BEA impressions via my personal and affiliate Facebook pages and Twitter; to quote Jami Attenberg, “This is the fifth place to find me on the Internet. Please don’t tell me I need a sixth.” But…I … Continue reading
Whoa! Where’d the spring go? This is inexcusable. Okay. Let’s do the lightning-round update: â€¢ Bitter Girl is on indefinite hiatus. You can, however, read and comment on the full run through September 2012 in the Archives. Please do. … Continue reading
It only seems right to finally update this blog on the eve of the Mayan Apocalypse. In short, the site is overgoing major changes over the holidays and I look forward to bringing you up to speed on everything right … Continue reading
Re the lull in posting Bitter Girl: The gals decided to take the summer off and didn’t tell me. They’re so very sorry. They’re back now.
Wherein I weigh in (briefly) on the subject of objectification, on segment B of this fine NPR show.