Writer Leah Williams: X-Men, Barbarella/Dejah Thoris & “make it queer”
“I write professional fan fiction. We get paid to do it”
Leah Williams is an American writer originally from Oxford, Mississippi. She writes comics for Marvel, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment, and more. Her debut novel was a YA Fantasy book titled The Alchemy of Being Fourteen and she is currently writing its sequel, The Divinity of Hitting Fifteen. Leah has also written nonfiction articles and essays for The Atlantic, Oprah Magazine, and Salon. Visit Leah’s website.
Presenting wisdom on:
- How fans can most effective say “Make It Gay You Cowards”
- Hoarding queer characters for her X-Tremists mini-series
- Emma Frost’s rules: be ruthless, have tenderness
- Barbarella/Dejah Thoris is hard scifi with hot queer babes