Cecil Castellucci

Cecil Castellucci

Cecil Castellucci is an award winning and NY Times Bestselling author of books and graphic novels for young adults including Don’t Cosplay With My Heart, Boy Proof, The Plain Janes, Soupy Leaves Home, The Year of the Beasts, Tin Star, and the Eisner nominated Odd Duck. In 2015 she co-authored Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure. She just wrapped up writing Shade, The Changing Girl, an ongoing comic on Gerard Way’s Young Animal imprint at DC Comics. She is also a librettist for two comics graphic operas, most recently Hockey Noir which premiered in Montreal in 2018. Her short stories and short comics have been published in Strange Horizons, Tor.com, Womanthology, Star Trek: Waypoint and Vertigo SFX: Slam! She was the Children’s Correspondence Coordinator for The Rumpus, a two time Macdowell Fellow and the founding YA Editor at the LA Review of Books. She lives in Los Angeles.