Kat Leyh is a Chicago-based writer and artist. She's best known as the current cowriter and cover artist for the Eisner and GLAAD Award-winning series Lumberjanes, and for her critically acclaimed YA graphic novel Snapdragon. She's also worked as a cover artist, back-up writer, and artist for several BOOM! Studios series.
Noelle Stevenson is the award-winning, bestselling author and illustrator of Nimona and a cowriter of Lumberjanes. She currently lives in Los Angeles, where she is a showrunner for the Netflix series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Visit her online at www.gingerhaze.tumblr.com.
Grace Ellis made a name for herself in the industry by creating unforgettable, lovable, and funny characters. She burst onto the comics scene with The Lumberjanes, which she co-created and co-wrote. It was a New York Times bestselling, Eisner, and GLAAD Award-winning comics series that broke the mold of both YA and superhero comics. She is also the author and creator of the series Moonstruck, illustrated by Shea Beagle, and writer of the soon-to-be-released series Lois Lane and the Friendship Challenge for DC Comics. Ellis lives in Columbus, Ohio. Hannah Templer is a queer cartoonist currently living in Baltimore, Maryland. They have worked as a colorist, cover artist, and interior artist on titles such as GLOW, Samurai Jack, Jem and the Holograms, Captain Marvel, and Tomb Raider. They are also the creator of Cosmoknights, an original graphic novel series published in 2019 by Top Shelf Comics. Their work as a cover artist--with clients like Dark Horse, IDW, Valiant, BOOM! Studios, Marvel, HarperCollins, Abrams Books--is as extensive as it is dynamic and stunning. Joan Schenkar is a widely reviewed, award-winning playwright, author, and literary biographer. Her most recent book, the national award-winning biography, The Talented Miss Highsmith is a New York Times Notable Book published throughout the world. She lives and writes in Paris and Greenwich Village.
Shannon Watters is the senior editor and head of BOOM! Box line at BOOM! Studios, the imprint behind critically-acclaimed comics and graphic novels like GIANT DAYS, THE BACKSTAGERS, LUMBERJANES, FENCE, GOLDIE VANCE, HEAVY VINYL, THE AVANT-GUARDS, and many, many others. She is also the co-creator and co-writer of the award-winning hit comic book series LUMBERJANES. She lives with her partner in Los Angeles, CA.