Aimee Valentine has a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from Western Michigan University where she specialized in American Literature, Contemporary Fiction, and Comics Studies. She has an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Witness, No Tokens, Hot Metal Bridge, The Hilltop Review, The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, The Rumpus, and Twelve Winters Press. She is the founding editor of inkt|art, an online journal for graphic literature. Aimee’s dissertation, Good Looking in the Dark: A Narrative Across Three Mediums, is a multi-modal work traversing prose fiction, playwriting, and comics. Aimee has also recently completed a novel, The Redemption of Ouida Wannamaker.