Vanessa Davis talks with co-hosts Medaya Ocher and Kate Wolf about her autobiographical comics; in particular her collection Spaniel Rage, which is being reissued. Davis discusses the evolution of a new literary art form, along with the establishment of women in the comics world. Then Martabel Wasserman drops by to recommend Sarah Schulman’s classic novel of New York City at the height of the AIDS crisis, People in Trouble, which features a Donald Trump-inspired antagonist. Lastly, Tom and Laurie listen to, and adore, a couple of poems by Emily Dickinson.
LARB Radio Hour: Vanessa Davis’s “Spaniel Rage”
By LARB AV - February 17, 2017