Joan Hilty

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(Hilty, Joan) Joan Hilty is a co-founder of Pageturner, a boutique book agency and production company, and Comics Editor at Nickelodeon. She specializes in graphic novels and illustrated content, working with authors, literary agents, publishers, and media companies. As a senior editor at DC Comics, Hilty directed an all-ages licensed property comics line and acquired and edited literary graphic novels, including Cairo, Cuba: My Revolution, Gone to Amerikay, Shooters, and Bad Houses. Her awards include the Eisner Award, Harvey Award, Best Graphic Story from the International Horror Guild, the Glyph Comics Award and Best American Comics 2013. Hilty is a faculty member at NYC’s School of Visual Arts and the Maryland Institute College of Art; a member of the PowderKeg writers’ residency; and serves on programming committees for the Miami Book Fair and Brooklyn Book Festival.