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The Short Version

Genevieve Valentine is a novelist, comic book writer, and cultural critic.

The Long Version

Genevieve Valentine is the author of Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti (2012 Crawford Award), The Girls at the Kingfisher Club, Persona, and Icon. She has written Catwoman for DC Comics, and is the co-creator of the upcoming Two Graves, alongside Ming Doyle and Annie Wu. Her short stories have appeared in over a dozen Best of the Year anthologies, including Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy. Her cultural criticism has appeared at, The AV Club, LA Review of Books, Vice, Vox, and The New York Times, among others.

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