Melanie Gillman is the creator of the webcomic As The Crow Flies, a story about a group of queer and trans teens who befriend each other over the course of a Christian youth backpacking camp. As The Crow Flies has been nominated for an Eisner Award (2014), a Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize (2013), five Autostraddle Comics and Sequential Art Awards (2014-2015), and has won a gold medal from the Society of Illustrators. 

They are also the artist for the official Care Bears comics series, published by Lion Forge, and one of the editors of The Other Side, an anthology of queer paranormal romance comics.

Website: http://www.melaniegillman.com/