Excited for Lucy Knisley to come to Housing Works for the main course of this Wednesday’s DISH! Her recipe-drawing here does justice to the glory that is huevos rancheros.
We took a break from filming to grab lunch with our favorite graphic novelist, Lucy Knisley! Her newest book, Relish, is a must-read for any food lover. (A live Instagram snapshot from the Test Kitchen. http://bit.ly/12dbtdo)
This was really fun and also I ate a sandwich the size of my head.
Dear Perverts, did you know that I launched a brand new comic last Friday? I did!
Oh Joy, Sex Toy is my latest project; a celebration of fornication with a weekly review of sex toys or coverage of events relating to everything in the wonderful world of sex!
It strives to be relevant to all genders, anatomies and sexualities with guest interviewers who posses the body parts, knowledge and experiences that I may not personally possess.
It updates weekly on Tuesdays, which means tomorrow my very first actual review will be going live! Hope you enjoy, perverts!
I have read some of this and it is amazing. How exciting that Erika has new work to love!
My last tour journal for the time being. Raccoon eyes!
The answer was: both.
Yes, that was exhausting, but it was also amazing. I still have a lot more events and cool stuff and adventures to have with Relish!
I’m so pleased with this book, and the great meals I had on the road, and restaurant recommendations from readers, and incredible interactions I had with people who’ve been touched by my work. This was such an indescribably huge reward for me for the hard work I did on Relish, to meet you guys and shake your hands and see my book in the hands that I shook.
Really really rad.
Tour journal #2. This one was a little less thrilling, but still a moment that made me think.
Day of Silence is a movement to call attention to the silencing of LGBT kids, especially due to and in the face of bullying and harassment. It’s more important than ever, to call attention to the conditions of bullied youth, but it’s always important to do more.
My next book will focus on my high school experiences— with bullying and confusion and all the rest. It’s also about the importance of art education in saving kids like me from falling through the cracks. I’m really excited to get started on this story. You can read a little more about this new project here!
Anyway, I’ve been thinking about this stuff lately and this was a moment that, for me, drove home how high school is terrifying and insane, and that 10 years out, I still have to traverse the pitfalls now and then.
I still have a bunch more events on my book tour, but the big long travel finished up late last night! My apartment and I were reunited and then I slept for 14 hours.
It was an incredible trip! I got to meet amazing people, wonderful readers and artists, I ate good food, saw new sights, and travelled and did readings and taught workshops every day until I dropped!
I didn’t have the time or energy to do much work while I was on the road, but I did make a couple of little tour journals. Here’s one!
Did you guys know that RELISH is on the NYT bestseller list now? Crazy amazing.