How do editors work with authors to make great queer comics? This panel – with four amazing editors who have all worked with queer authors and queer books – will discuss the acquisition and editorial process for LGBTQ+ comics and graphic novels, as well as challenges and opportunities in the marketplace.
Whitney Leopard is a Senior Editor at Random House Graphic.
Andrew Eliopulos is an Executive Editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books
Andrea Colvin is the former VP and Editor in Chief of Lion Forge. She’s also worked with Abrams, Open Road, and Andrews McMeel.
Kiara Valdez is an Assistant Editor at First Second Books.
Princess Weekes is an Assistant Editor at The Mary Sue.