Aimee Valentine is a visual artist and writer with creative interests in painting and drawing, and conceptual and material experimentations with image & text. She has a PhD in English and Creative Writing from Western Michigan University where she specialized in American Literature, Contemporary Fiction, and Comics Studies. Her dissertation, Good Looking in the Dark: A Narrative Across Three Mediums, is a multi-modal work traversing prose, playwriting, and comics. Aimee also has an MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Witness, No Tokens, Hot Metal Bridge, The Hilltop Review, The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, and Twelve Winters Press. She is the founding editor of inkt|art, an online journal for graphic narratives.