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Melissa F. Olson

Melissa F. Olson writes comics and novels, including more than a dozen books in the Old World universe, the Nightshades trilogy for Tor, and an original comic series for AHOY. Her journalism and academic work has been published in The International Journal of Comic Art, the compilation Images of the Modern Vampire, Litreactor.com, and Tor.com, among other places. Melissa has been a writing teacher, English professor, and TEDx presenter, but she now divides her time between writing and conventions, where she speaks about issues related to genre, feminism, writing, and parenting. Read more about her work and life at MelissaFOlson.com.