Terra Elan McVoy
Terra Elan McVoy has held a variety of jobs centered around reading and writing, from managing an independent children’s bookstore, to teaching writing classes, and even answering fan mail for Captain Underpants. Terra lives and works in the same Atlanta neighborhood where her novels After the Kiss, Being Friends with Boys, and Pure are set. She is also the author of The Summer of Firsts and Lasts, Criminal (an Edgar Award nominee), and In Deep.
Alex London has written over 20 books for children, teens, and even a few adults. His young adult debut, Proxy, was an American Library Association Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers, a 2014 Best Fiction For Young Adults and a Rainbow List selection, and has been on numerous Best-Of and State reading lists.
Amy Chu is a writer for DC, Vertigo, Marvel, IDW and more, on titles like Poison Ivy, Ant-Man, Deadpool, Sensation Comics Wonder Woman and X-Files. She cofounded Alpha Girl Comics, publisher of Girls Night Out and other comics. She likes food and coffee. And Lego and scotch. And shoes.
Emmy Award-winner Laurent Linn began his career as a puppet designer/builder in Jim Henson’s Muppet Workshop, creating characters for various productions including the Muppet Christmas Carol and Muppet Treasure Island films, eventually becoming Creative Director for the Sesame Street Muppets. He’s now an author and illustrator: Publisher’s Weekly calls his queer YA novel Draw the Line, “A gripping journey of self-discovery, romance, art making, and justice.”