Dates 2: Progress
Dates 2 is an anthology of historical fiction comics that showcases queer characters and experiences throughout the ages outside of the context of tragedy. This is a book that doesn’t rewrite history, but instead reframes it so that the spotlight is on people who are all too often ignored.
My contribution to Dates 2 is “The Ibex Tattoo,” a tale of female warriors, chronic illness, and the power of storytelling set in ancient Scythia.
A teen girl in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands must decide what she believes in and whether it’s worth the cost.
This story will appear in the September 2017 issue of Likely Red literary magazine.
Likely Red’s website
The House of Fear, or, Loplop Introduces the World
When 19-year-old Leonora Carrington runs away to France with a married artist twice her age, she doesn’t know that she’ll end up in a Spanish mental asylum and he in a concentration camp. Follow her on an interactive journey of art, love, and alchemy based on real events.
This game is free to play.