Everything Is Beautiful, and I Am Not Afraid

Everything Is Beautiful, and I Am Not Afraid

Everything Is Beautiful, and I Am Not Afraid

by Yao Xiao

Summary: This one-of-a-kind graphic novel explores the poetics of searching for connection, belonging, and identity through the fictional life of a young, queer immigrant. Inspired by the creator’s own experiences as a queer, China-born illustrator living in the United States, Everything Is Beautiful, and I’m Not Afraid has an undeniable memoir quality to its recollection and thought-provoking accounts of what it’s like to navigate the complexities of seeking belonging—mentally and geographically.

Trigger Warnings: Homophobia; Mental Illness; Racism; Biphobia; Fatphobia; Xenophobia; Body Shaming

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