G. Willow Wilson
G. Willow Wilson is an American comics writer, prose author, essayist, and journalist. She lived in Egypt during her early twenties; her first graphic novel, Cairo, was based there and was listed as a top graphic novel for teens by both the American Library Association and the School Library Journal. Her comic series Air was nominated for the Eisner Award, and her first novel, Alif the Unseen, won the 2013 World Fantasy Award.
Wilson is herself Muslim, and is currently writing a Ms. Marvel comic series starring a 16-year-old Muslim shapeshifter named Kamala Khan.