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Maggie Thrash collection

Identifier: MS-2019-03

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Scope and Contents

This collection includes the original artwork for Thrash's graphic novels "Honor Girl" and "Lost Soul, Be a Peace." Content includes concept art, pencil renderings, and watercolors.


  • Other: Date acquired: 02/07/2019


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Biographical / Historical

"Maggie Thrash is the author of the critically-acclaimed graphic memoirs Honor Girl (a Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominee) and Lost Soul, Be At Peace. Their fiction works include the noir-ish mysteries Strange Truth and Strange Lies, which are set at an oppressive Southern prep school. On their podcast Creep Daze, Thrash discusses Dawson’s Creek and the Twilight Saga. Their webcomic, The Cure for Desire, which is currently active, is a gossipy, funny and earnest exploration of the LGBTQ+ literary scene." --Author website (


1.04 Linear Feet

3 boxes

Language of Materials



The literary papers of writer, memoirist, artist, and graphic novelist Maggie Thrash (ze/zir/they/her), who is known for exploring LGBTQ+ issues in their work.


Art is separated by graphic novel and arranged according to corresponding book chapter. Miscellaneous sketches are housed together.

Source of Acquisition

Maggie Thrash

Method of Acquisition


Related Materials

Thrash, Maggie. Honor Girl : A Graphic Memoir. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2015. Thrash, Maggie. Lost Soul, Be at Peace. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2018.

Maggie Thrash collection
Sydney Jordan, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

4202 East Fowler Ave.
Tampa FL 33620-5400 US