|2018 DEBUT||Dirty Diamonds Issue 9: Being|
|Book Author(s)||Ally Shwed, Amy Stoddard, Andy Isabel, Anna Krzton, Anna Sellheim, Ashanti Fortson, Betsy Ochoa, Brianna Gilmartin, Brie Katherine, Caitlyn Stilgoe, Christine Larsen, Claire Folkman, Coco Candelario, Erin Roseberry, Grace Teoh, Hailey Thurrott, Jennifer Chan, Jessica Howard, Jillian Fleck, Jordan Stillman, Julie Fiveash, Julie Lerche, Juliet Goodman, Karin Blaauwijkel, Kata Kane, Kate MacDonald, Kelly Phillips, Kielamel Sibal, Lilly Taing, Liz Parkes, Lorena Reyes, Lucia Ceta, Lucie Towers, Lucy Galloway, Lucy Kagan, Mara Padilla, Maria Kammerer, Marilena Ness, Marta Syrup, Mayya Agapova, Mazie Lovie, Megan Crow, Michelle Zhuang, Mirana Reveier, Mooshe Nickerson, Natalie Riess, Nicole Testa LaLiberty, Noni Garcia, Olivia Commini, Ortal Avraham-Svarzenberg, Priya Huq, Rica March, Robyn Haley, Sara Goetter, Sarah Burns, Shauna J. Grant, Shy, Silvia Carrus, Soumya Dhulekar, Štěpánka Jislová, Teresa Roberts Logan, Vicky Leta, Weshoyot Alvitre, Witchy Momo, Yury Guzman|
|Book List Price||22|
Dirty Diamonds: an all-girl comic anthology is proud to present its ninth issue, Being. This book is all about being true to yourself, finding our what motivates and drives you in the face of challenges and others\’ expectations and how to carve out a space in the world where you feel like your most true and authentic self.
This issue feature comics from over 65 femme & feamle creators, covering a wide aray of subjects, such as making mistakes, feeling like a mistake, and learning to grow because of them. These stories delve into family and multi-cultural identities, and making sure to honor those histories while also understanding your place among them.
This is a book about strength, resolve, failure, and struggle. These comics show the importance of taking time for yourself, forgiving yourself, and believing in what you\’re able to do.
This book is about how being your best isn\’t as important as letting yourself be exactly what you need to be right now. <3