G. Willow Wilson
G. Willow Wilson is an award-winning author and graphic novelist whose work has been translated into over a dozen languages. Her debut novel, Alif the Unseen, was a New York Times Notable Book and winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award for best novel. Two of her comic book series, Air and Mystic, were nominated for Eisner Awards, and she currently writes the ongoing series Ms. Marvel for Marvel Comics.
Born in New Jersey in 1982, Wilson moved to Colorado at the age of twelve and attended Boulder High School. After receiving her bachelor's degree in history from Boston University, Wilson moved to Cairo, Egypt, where she worked as a journalist for several years, writing for publications including The New York Times, Canada’s National Post, Glamour, and The Atlantic Monthly. Her memoir about life in Egypt during the waning years of the Mubarak regime, The Butterfly Mosque, was a Seattle Times Best Book of 2010. She currently resides in Seattle.