Alison Wilgus

Alison is a comics writer and editor who tells emotionally intimate stories about small people in a big world. Currently they’re working on Grace Needs Space! with artist Rii Abrego; their previous books include The Mars Challenge, illustrated by Wyeth Yates, and Chronin, a solo graphic novel duology. As an editor-for-hire, they’ve worked closely with authors at First Second Books to shepherd graphic novels through development and production, including The Adventure Zone series and Bubble. In their spare time, Alison co-hosts a podcast about comics publishing called “Graphic Novel TK” with Gina Gagliano.

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Actually Writing the Comic You Promised (Sponsored by podium audio)

June 4, 2021 9:30 am to 10:30 am

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Experienced comics writers discuss the unique challenges of writing a graphic novel script that’s already been sold.