Melanie Gillman

Melanie Gillman is a graphic novelist who draws queer and trans comics for young readers. They’re the creator of “As the Crow Flies”, a book about LGBTQ teens in a Christian youth backpacking camp, which was named a Stonewall Honor Book and won the Excellence in Graphic Literature Award for best middle grade. They are currently working on a new lesbian western comic, “Stage Dreams”, which will be published by Lerner/Graphic Universe in Fall 2019. Melanie currently lives in Tulsa, OK, where they are a 2017-2019 fellow in the Tulsa Artist Fellowship program.

Genre: An Artist / Creator, A Publisher