G. Willow Wilson is a novelist and comic book writer. She is best known for her New York Times bestselling comic book series, Ms. Marvel, winner of the Hugo Award (2015); and for her novel Alif the Unseen, winner of the World Fantasy Award (2013). She has also written a memoir, The Butterfly Mosque, about living in Egypt during the waning years of the Hosni Mubarak regime, and numerous comic books and graphic novels. In 2015 PEN America awarded her a special commendation for innovation in graphic literature. Wilson currently lives in Seattle with her husband and daughters.