"G. Willow Wilson is an author who tackles the most pressing issues including religious intolerance and gender politics. An American convert to Islam, Willow lives in both Egypt and the United States. Her articles, graphic novels, and books reflect her extraordinary cross-cultural experiences with remarkable originality and insight. Wilson is the author of the comic book series, Ms. Marvel, which was called “pitch perfect” by The New York Times and won the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story."
Source: One Book One Campus page of the Illini Union website