S. Freedman-Lawson

S. Freedman-Lawson (they/he) is an illustrator, camp counselor, babysitter, and Hebrew school teaching assistant living and working in Toronto, Ontario. He writes and draws about gender, queerness, bodies, Judaism, family, and children/childcare, among other things. He likes reading stories even more than he likes telling them, and he likes listening to other people tell them best
of all.

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Wang Xulin

Wang Xulin (she/her) is an award-winning illustrator and comic artist based in Toronto, raised in Alberta. Through her work, she tells personal and socially-conscious stories with a smart and editorial style. She creates colourful and unconventional images using gouache, charcoal, photoshop, and whatever else she finds lying around.

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Victor Martins

Victor Martins (they/them) is a multiple-award-nominated comics artist and illustrator living and working in the GTA. They like sad things, funny things, and !!!mmmmelodrama!!!!!!

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Natalie Mark 麥月明

Natalie (they/them) is an illustrator and storyteller from Winnipeg, Manitoba with an interest in programming and publications. They create narrative work that revolves around the chronology of memory and trauma, from experiencing private pain and wanting to heal. They have a million stories they are carrying within their heart. Their work is about loving and letting go, and always trying their very best. They are proud to be a member of the LGBTQ+ community. They are proud to be the child of immigrants. Their QPOC identity inspires everything that they do. They miss the prairies.

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Riley J. Piñeros

Riley (they/them) is a queer and trans Colombian-Canadian illustrator based in Toronto. They love their dog and bright colours, and spend too much time thinking about gender, family, and love.

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Instagram: @fun.sox

Misbah Ahmed

Misbah Ahmed (she/her) is a Toronto-based illustrator and designer. Her creative process and methodologies use a hybrid of analogue and digital work. She is best known for her self-published zines. Her work explores duality, shifting cultural landscapes and the day-to-day human experience. Her most recent zine is inspired by her observations visiting Pakistan, the place where she was born.

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Instagram: @misb_h

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