GalleyCrush: Stone Fruit

by Staff

Today’s GalleyCrush is Lee Lai’s Stone Fruit, forthcoming from Fantagraphics on May 11, 2021.

Perfect pitch: “An exhilarating and tender debut graphic novel that is an ode to the love and connection shared among three women and the child they all adore.”

First lines: “Things were best when Nessie was about six. We were at our best, for a while, anyway.”

Big blurb: “In Stone Fruit, relationships are characters unto their own—tangled, evolving, alchemical. Lee Lai is a major new comics talent.” —Jillian Tamaki

Book notes: Hardcover, graphic novel, 236 pages.

Cover credit: Lee Lai.

Author bio: Lee Lai was born in 1993 in Naarm (Melbourne). Currently Lai makes comics and illustrations in Tio’tia:ke (Montreal). Her short story comics have been featured in the New Yorker, the Lifted Brow, Room, and Everyday Feminism.