Nadia Shammas is a Palestinian-American writer from Brooklyn, now living in Toronto. She is best known as the co-creator of SQUIRE, a Middle Eastern YA fantasy graphic novel, with Sara Alfageeh. Nadia is the writer of MS MARVEL: STRETCHED THIN and the creator/curator of CORPUS: A Comic Anthology of Bodily Ailments. Her work often focuses on identity, memory, and the body. When she’s not writing, she’s trying to perfect her cold brew recipe and win the love of her cats, Lilith and Dash. Nadia’s forthcoming adult eldritch horror graphic novel, WHERE BLACK STARS RISE, releases from Tor Nightfire on October 18th, 2022, and was co-created with Marie Enger.