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Episode 125: A foundational lesbian text featuring Grace Ellis

We interview Grace Ellis, creator of Lumberjanes and Moonstruck, about her new graphic novel with Hannah Templer: Flung Out of Space, Patricia Highsmith’s impact on our culture and literature, and how we grapple with the legacies of influential, yet undeniably terrible LGBT figures like Highsmith. We also get into Ellis’ deep love of queer comics, the limits of coming out stories, I Care A Lot, and Imagine Me & You.

Learn more about Grace Ellis at: ohheygraceellis.com

Follow Grace Ellis on Twitter at: @gracecellis

Read Sara’s article discussed in this episode: The Queer Villain Trope and I Care A Lot

Read S.E.’s article discussed in this episode: Imagine Me and You Gave Us a Fun, Queer Romcom Before We Were Ready—and Right When I Needed It

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