About

Aimee J. Valentine is a storyteller working between visual arts and writing. She has a PhD in English Literature & Creative Writing and an MFA in Studio Arts. Her paintings, prints, and photo installations are exhibited in galleries and her comics are published in journals such as No Tokens, Witness, Hot Metal Bridge, and The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies. Her essay “Wonder Women and the Web” forms a chapter in With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy (2020) and her essay “Closing the Gap: Lessons for the Study and Practice of Comics” forms a chapter in Exploring Comics and Graphic Novels in the Classroom (forthcoming). Aimee is at work on her second PhD, in the Fine Arts Doctoral Program at Texas Tech University, with a focus on comics practice research.