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the problem with being trans is cis people. The problem with being queer is straight people. The problem with being disabled is abled people. The problem with being Black is white people. In other words, prejudice.

Tag: Lynda Barry

The Near-Sighted Monkey Is At It Again

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Lynda Barry has her class syllabus online so you can work along with her students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Go here and scroll down to the bottom, working backwards.

I’m all about Lynda Barry

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Run don’t walk if you get a chance to take a writing class with Lynda Barry, cartoonist.  Her fabulosity quotient is crazy high.  Until then, she’s stitched it all up for you in a new book called Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor.  Get a copy now, hopefully from your independent bookseller.

More from Lynda Barry, my favourite writing teacher

If you get a chance to partake in one of her classes/workshops, run, don’t walk.  She’s fabulous.

Lynda Barry course

Literary Mothers

A list of short essays about the writers who inspired.  I would add dozens to the list, but this morning I’ve been thinking about Jane Rule, who directly inspired me by taking me under her sizable wing, kids in tow, and giving me not just a role model, but a mom.

Inspirational Women Writers

Lynda Barry workshop

How does Lynda Barry cope in Wisconsin?

This I don’t know, but I know her online workshop at U of Wisconsin can be audited here:

Lynda Barry

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