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Authors

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Briana Vallene

Briana Vallene is a middle grade writer based in Redmond, Washington. She graduated with a degree in Creative Writing and currently works in a middle school library
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Marianne Khalil

Marianne is a NYC-based Egyptian-American illustrator and background artist. She writes SFF stories about women almost kissing or… sometimes… actually kissing.

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Lee Stokes

Lee Stokes holds an MFA in SFF writing and is a professional nerd: he has edited for small romance presses as well as fandom sites and game publishers.

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Sami Ellis

Sami comes from a huge family that spreads across the Carolinas, and is inspired by the horrific nature of Black fears and the culture’s relation to the supernatural. Don’t mess with teeth. She writes about people like her family, like her students, and does so across age ranges and genres.

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Toril Orlesky

Toril is the author and artist of the webcomics Hotblood! and Zarco: A Centaur in the Old West. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in 2013.

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Ginn Hale

Ginn resides in the Pacific Northwest with her lovely wife and wayward cats. She is an award-winning author of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an avid coffee-drinker.

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Grace Freud

Grace Freud is a trans writer whose comedy writing has appeared in ClickHole, The Onion, Funny or Die and Cards Against Humanity among others.

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Emily Ettlinger

Emily is a Maryland-based illustrator, cartoonist, and product designer. She is a Rhode Island School of Design 2016 graduate.

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Siobhan Manrique

Siobhan Manrique is a Venezuelan-Irish-American middle school English teacher in rural Arizona. She writes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction about the weird (and sometimes spooky) world around her.

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Emmett Hobbes

Emmett is a cartoonist based out of Atlanta, Georgia. As an ex-evangelical, he often explores the complicated nature of good and evil through comedy, genre, and fiction

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Tessa Brunton

Tessa is a cartoonist living in California whose memoir comics have been nominated for two Ignatz Awards and selected as Notable Comics by the Best American Comics series editors. Her most recent work is about her life with chronic illness.

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Erin Fulmer

Public benefits attorney by day, author of urban fantasy and science fiction by night, Erin Fulmer lives in Northern California with her husband and two spoiled cats. When she’s not writing or working, she enjoys hatha yoga, taking pictures of the sky, and napping like it’s an Olympic sport.

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Jessie Hassett

Jessie is a recovering lawyer living in Toronto with her wife and two cats. She writes SFF with an emphasis on queer joy, telling stories full of magic, adventure, and, of course, kissing.

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Revel Guts

Revel is an Australian artist living in Nova Scotia. He creates the queer fantasy webcomic Sparks, and daydreams about gardening.

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A. A. Voigt

A. A. Voigt is a biracial writer, podcaster, and tabletop RPG enthusiast. He writes about imperialism, big monsters, religion, and health policy.

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Jordan Alsaqa

Jordan Alsaqa is a Palestinian American Comic Writer from Charlotte, North Carolina. His debut graphic novel, Cooking with Monsters, co-created with artist Vivian Truong, is scheduled for release in Fall 2023 from IDW.

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Ray Nadine

Ray is a jack-of-all-trade comic creator in Chicago. Their graphic novels include Light Carries On and Station Six, scheduled for future release, Messenger with writer Paul Tobin, and a huge handful of self-published comics.

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Seth Haddon

Seth Haddon is a queer Australian writer of fantasy. He is a video game designer and producer, has a degree in Ancient History, and previously worked with cats. He lives in Sydney with his partner and their two furry children.

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Sierra Barnes

Sierra Barnes is a historian-turned-comic-creator who currently lives in Washington, DC making webcomics and print comics based on history and folklore.

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Christopher Ruz

Christopher Ruz is a Melbourne-based professional author writing epic fantasy about stabbing and/or kissing. He is also the editor-in-chief of Emergence Magazine, writes for videogames, and spends his spare time taking unflattering photos of his cat.

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K.P. Kulski

K.P. Kulski is the Korean-American author of Fairest FleshHouse of Pungsu and many other dark bleeding things ready to make a home in your mind.

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Sujin Witherspoon

Sujin Witherspoon is a Korean-American author, artist, and lover of things that go bump in the night. When she’s not writing her next novel, she’s exploring Seattle or searching (unsuccessfully) for Bigfoot in the PNW forests.

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Irene Yeom

Irene Yeom is a New York based Korean-American illustrator that has a passion for good storytelling. She loves the look of 90s anime and low poly games. Irene graduated from The School of Visual Arts’ Illustration and Cartooning BFA Program in May 2019.

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Illustrators

For more information about my illustrators, please find them at their own portfolios or take a look at our lookbook!

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