Her graphic novel Rent Girl
, illustrated by Laurenn McCubbin, is being optioned by Showtime.
Notable lesbians in attendance were young adult author Jacqueline Woodson, erotic writer Tristan Taormino, Cleis Press publishers Felice Newman and Frederique Delacoste, Books to Watch Out For publisher Carol Seajay, RedBone Press publisher Lisa Moore, CURVE contributor Samiya Bashir and the ever glamorous and multi-tattooed Michelle Tea, who attended with Laurenn McCubbin, the illustrator for Tea's graphic novel Rent Girl
(and a former CURVE staffer).
So begins the lyrical and boldly unapologetic Rent Girl
, an autobiographical story that details Tea's years as a sex-trade worker in Boston.
I have an illustrated novel, a collaboration with the artist Laurenn McCubbin, coming out called Rent Girl
. It's about sex work, queerness and love!
But queer writer Michelle Tea (Valencia, Rent Girl
) responded and cared enough to pen a fiery open letter to the person impersonating JT, calling herself "grossed out" by the scam and castigating Albert.
But they apparently cancel and so the Europeans believe the English wives to be their rent girls
. You've heard it all before?