Comics & Narrative Practice
Melanie Gillman is a cartoonist who specializes in LGBTQ books for kids and teens. They are the creator of the webcomic and graphic novel As the Crow Flies, published in 2017 by Iron Circus Comics, and winner of the 2018 Stonewall Honor Award. Their newest book, Stage Dreams, was published by Lerner/Graphic Universe in 2019. They are currently working on two new graphic novels, as well as teaching at Columbus College of Art and Design, the Center for Cartoon Studies, and California College of the Arts.