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Dylan Edwards award winning queer and trans comic artist

Dylan Edwards creates queer and trans comics, including Transposes, Valley of the Silk Sky, and Politically InQueerect. His comics awards include the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association’s 2016 Excellence in Transgender Coverage Award for “How I Told My Grandma I’m Transgender” (originally published by Fusion), and the Prism Comics 2017 Best Short Form Comic Award for “Nothing Wrong With Me” (originally published by The Nib).

Full Bio:
Dylan Edwards is an award-winning queer and trans artist. His current project is Valley of the Silk Sky, a queer YA science fiction webcomic.

He is also the author of Transposes (Northwest Press, 2012), which was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist in 2013 for Best Transgender Non-Fiction, and Politically InQueerect: Old Ghosts and Other Stories (Northwest Press, 2015).

In 2017, he received the Prism Award for Best Short Form Comic for “Nothing Wrong With Me” (The Nib).

He is the recipient of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association’s 2016 Award for Excellence in Transgender Coverage for his comic “How I Told My Grandma I’m Transgender.”

His comics have also appeared in various anthologies, including the Ignatz Award-winning QU33R (Northwest Press, 2013), the Lambda Literary Award-winning No Straight Lines (Fantagraphics, 2012), and the Lambda Literary Award-winning Beyond Anthology (Beyond Press, 2015).

In addition to creating comics, he has also appeared as a panelist and moderator at numerous conventions, including Comic Con International (SDCC), Small Press Expo (SPX), Emerald City Comic Con, AnomalyCon, Alternative Press Expo (APE), Denver Comic Con, Queer Comics Expo, Queers & Comics Conference, and others.

He is also responsible for Feeping Creatures, his all-ages monster creations.

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