Melanie Gillman is a cartoonist and a 2017-2019 writing fellow in the Tulsa Artist Fellowship. They are the creator of the webcomic and graphic novel As the Crow Flies, published in 2017 by Iron Circus Comics. Their next book, Stage Dreams, a lesbian western romance graphic novel, will be available in September from Lerner/Graphic Universe. In addition to drawing comics, they also teach in the Comics MFA Program at the California College of the Arts. You can keep up with their work either at their website or on twitter.