MK Reed is the author of the graphic novels Americus , The Cute Girl Network, Palefire, and Science Comics: Dinosaurs. She also writes & draws the web comic About A Bull. Her work has appeared in anthologies like Papercutter, Chainmail Bikini, The Big Feminist But, and the Swedish magazine Galago.

Americus was the winner of NAIBA’s 2012 Carla Cohen Free Speech Award, and was a 2011 American Booksellers for Children’s New Voices title. The first chapter was nominated for an Ignatz for Outstanding Story in 2008 after it appeared in Papercutter #7.

MK lives in Portland, Oregon with her very tall husband.