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Saladin Ahmed

Saladin Ahmed is an acclaimed novelist and poet with a reputation as one of the comics industry’s brightest talents. His book Throne of the Crescent Moon was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel and won the Locus Award for Best First Novel. The critical praise continued for his Marvel Comics debut on Black Bolt with artist Christian Ward, which […]

Preeti Chhibber

Preeti Chhibber is a YA author, speaker, and freelancer. She’s written for SYFY, Polygon, The Nerds of Color, and The Mary Sue, among others. Her latest, Orientation (Marvel’s Avenger’s Assembly #1) will be out from Scholastic in August 2020. Her first picture book, A Jedi You Will Be, will be out this Fall. Find her co-hosting the podcasts […]

Lauren Bisom

Lauren Bisom first determined she was destined for publishing in middle school, when she began accompanying her librarian mother to ALA conferences during summer vacations. She has since earned her MS in Publishing from NYU and edited everything from picture books to comics to YA novels, working with such writers and illustrators as New York Times-Bestselling […]

Skottie Young

Skottie Young started his career at Marvel with Spider-Man: Legend of the Spider Clan, Human Torch, and Venom. He adapted L. Frank Baum’s OZ novels with Eric Shanower and began writing and drawing Rocket Raccoon, illustrating Fortunately, The Milk by Neil Gaiman, and the Young Marvel variant covers. He created the series I Hate Fairyland at Image Comics. He followed that writing Middlewest with […]

Ellen Oh

Anti-social curmudgeonly author, former college instructor, recovering attorney, addicted to diet coke. Can be bribed with donuts. Krispy Kreme only.

Susan Muaddi Darraj

Susan Muaddi Darraj won an American Book Award for her short story collection, A Curious Land; the book also won an Arab American Book Award and the AWP Grace Paley Prize. She has won numerous awards for her writing, including a USA Ford Fellowship, a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant, a Maryland Individual Artists Award, and […]

Swati Teerdhala

Swati Teerdhala is the author of The Tiger at Midnight series, which has appeared on both Barnes and Noble and Book Riot’s Most Anticipated Novels lists. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a BS in finance and BA in history, she tumbled into the marketing side of the technology industry. She’s passionate about […]

Tom Lichtenheld

Tom Lichtenheld makes books for children and people who used to be children. He’s been fortunate to work with many talented writers, editors, and publishers who’ve helped him enjoy the best job in the whole wide world.

Sarah Allen

Sarah Allen has been published in The Evansville Review, Allegory, and on WritersDigest. She has an MFA from Brigham Young University. Like Libby, she was born with Turner Syndrome. What Stars are Made Of is her first novel.

Sayantani DasGupta

Sayantani DasGupta is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed, Bengali folktale and string theory-inspired Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond books, the first of which—The Serpent’s Secret—was a Bank Street Best Book of the Year, a Booklist Best Middle Grade Novel of the 21st Century, and an EB White Read Aloud Honor […]