Katie O’Neill is a graphic novelist, who has created several works with the Portland-based publisher Oni Press that have resonated throughout the world. Her books are aimed at intermediate-level readers, with strong LGBT characters and themes of self-love, kindness and mindfulness. Her first book, Princess Princess Ever After, received a starred review from Kirkus, was featured on the 2017 ALA Rainbow Book List Top Ten and nominated for a Sakura Medal in 2018. Her next book, The Tea Dragon Society, was the winner of two Eisner Awards in 2018 for best publication for kids and for best webcomic. It was also selected for the 2018 ALA Rainbow List, won the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids Comics, was chosen as one of Amazon.com’s Best Comics & Graphic Novels for 2017, and featured in the 2017 School Library Journal’s Top 10 Graphic Novels. Her third book, Aquicorn Cove, published in October 2018, has also received warm reviews.