G. Willow Wilson is author of the New York Times best-selling comic book series Ms. Marvel, winner of the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story. Her first novel, Alif the Unseen (2012), was a New York Times Notable Book of 2012, longlisted for the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction, and winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. Wilson was born in New Jersey and attended high school in Colorado. After converting to Islam in 2003 at age 20, Wilson spent the next several years living in Egypt and studying religion and Arabic. Her work often addresses the fault lines between tradition and pop culture. She currently lives in Seattle with her husband and two children.
ARTICLES FEATURING G. WILLOW
Hacking the Arab Spring
BECAUSE I WILL probably forget to mention it later on: Alif the Unseen is a rattling good yarn, full of action ...