KuhnHeadshotSarah Kuhn is the author of Heroine Complex—the first in a series starring Asian American superheroinesfor DAW Books.

Pitched as “The Devil Wears Prada with superheroes,” the first book chronicles the adventures of Evie Tanaka, a put-upon personal assistant who is forced to pose as her diva superhero boss and must embrace her own hidden talents in order to protect our world from a demonic invasion.

Also featured in this book: hot romance, evil cupcakes, and supernatural karaoke battles! Heroine Complex Book #1 is out now and you can learn more and read an excerpt right here! And check out the exclusive cover reveal on io9!

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Sarah also wrote the geek girl romantic comedy novella One Con Glory, which has been dubbed “Pride and Prejudice at Comic-Con.” One Con Glory earned praise from io9 and USA Today and is in development as a feature film. Learn more about One Con Glory here!

Recently, she wrote The Ruby Equation (with artist Sally Jane Thompson) for the Eisner-nominated romance comics anthology Fresh Romance and is currently writing a series of Barbie comics (with artist Alitha Martinez).

Additionally, she has written personal essays on Sailor Moon cosplay, Asian American representation, and geek girl culture for The ToastUncanny Magazine, Apex Magazine, AngryAsianMan.com, and the Hugo-nominated anthology Chicks Dig Comics. A longtime entertainment journalist, her articles on everything from Oscar season to Vulcan mating rituals have appeared in Back Stage, Geek Monthly, IGN.com, The Hollywood Reporter, StarTrek.com, Creative Screenwriting, and The Oakland Tribune.

Sarah has spoken on popular panels like San Diego Comic-Con’s “Geek Girls Exist” and “Sci-fi That Will Change Your Life,” GeekGirlCon’s “Geek Girls in Popular Culture,” and WonderCon’s “The Asian American Superhero,” “Not Your Sidekick: Heroes of Color,” and “Building the Modern (Super)Heroine.” In 2011, she was selected as a finalist for the CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) New Writers Award.

She is represented by Diana Fox of Fox Literary. Email Sarah or find her on Twitter and Facebook. If you are press interested in covering Heroine Complex, please contact Alexis Nixon.

Cupcake art by Sina Grace. Superheroine art by Paul Horn. Banner design by Jeff Chen. Headshot by CapozKnows Photography.