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Zac Gorman

<p>Zac Gorman is a cartoonist and author from Detroit, Michigan. He worked as a storyboard artist on the Emmy-winning series <em>Over the Garden Wall</em> (Cartoon Network) and was nominated for the Annie Award for Character Design for his work on <em>Welcome to the Wayne</em> (Nickelodeon). He wrote for the <em>Rick and Morty</em> comic series published monthly by Oni Press. <em>Thisby Thestoop and the Black Mountain</em> is his debut novel.</p>

Zachariah OHora

Zachariah OHora is an award winning illustrator and author. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Bloomberg Business Week, and on posters and record covers. He lives and works in Narberth, Pennsylvania, with his wife and sons.

Zach King

Zach King is a twenty-six-year-old filmmaker who creates videos with a hint of “magic.” With more than 25 million followers across his various social platforms, Zach King is one of the hottest names in digital media. He’s been featured on Ellen and on the red carpet at the Academy Awards—and he’s partnered with Lego, Disney, and Kellogg’s to create mind-blowing videos. In 2016, Zach and his wife, Rachel, competed in The Amazing Race along with other social media superstars. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Zach now lives with his wife in Los Angeles, California, and has founded a multimedia production company to expand and create imaginative content for fans around the world.

Zach Wilkinson

Zach Wilkinson is from Virginia and North Carolina, and currently lives in North Georgia, not too far from the mountains with his wife Beth and two awesome kids Juniper and Ransom. "The Duck Princess" is his first of hopefully many children's books. Design, photography, and stories are his passion. See more examples of he and Beth's work at www.zachandbeth.co.

Zack Bush

<p>When Zack Bush was growing up he spent his free time listening to jazz. Instead of imagining a career in law or medicine like so many of his classmates, the Miami native knew he would take a different path. Zack learned to play the piano and would speak with family and friends about one day owning a venue that would bring the music he loved to others. Zack is now the owner of Ball & Chain, a historic live-music venue on Miami's famed Calle Ocho, in the heart of Little Havana. Zack and his partners renovated and restored the nearly forgotten gem, famous for hosting 20th-century jazz greats like Chet Baker, Count Basie, and Billie Holiday. Today, musicians from around the world perform live on the Ball & Chain stage.</p><p>Zack's other passion is books. A devoted reader and writer, Zack's lifetime desire to become an author has found a refreshed source of inspiration as the father of two-year-old son Ace and baby daughter Ava.</p>

Zack Giallongo

<b>Zack Giallongo</b> is a professional cartoonist, cheese enthusiast, and amateur banjo-ist. His first solo graphic novel, <i>Broxo, </i> is about teenage barbarians and was published in 2012. It hit #4 on the <i>New York Times</i> Bestsellers list.

Zack Norris

Zach Norris is the author of many popular children's books, including the complete Double Detectives series.

Zafouko Yamamoto

Zafeiroula Simopoulou, known professionally as Zafouko Yamamoto, is a greek illustrator specialising in children's books. She is known for illustrating the character of Ada Lovelace, from the famous book series Little People, Big Dreams by the author Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Zafouko lives and works in Greece, where she studied Architecture, before persuing carreer in the world of illustration. Some more things about her: She loves animals, drinking coffee, chewing gums and of course illustrating!

Zak Smith

<b>Zak Smith</b> is an artist who first came to prominence with his mammoth work <i>Pictures Showing What Happens on Each Page of Thomas Pynchon's Novel Gravity's Rainbow</i>. Smith's paintings and drawings are held in major public and private collections worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He lives and works in Los Angeles and tries to answer all of his mail.

Zara González Hoang

Zara González Hoang grew up in a little bungalow in the great white North. Surrounded by snow she spent her days dreaming, doodling and listening to the colorful stories of her Dad’s life growing up in Puerto Rico while trying to figure out where she fit in as a mixed-race Latina Jew in a sea of Scandinavians. (She’s still figuring that out.) These days, she lives outside of DC in a magical suburban forest with her Mad Man husband, human-shaped demon and curly coated corgi. She still spends her days dreaming and doodling, but now instead of listening to stories, she’s starting to tell some of her own. Her first picture book, Thread of Love written by Kabir and Surishtha Sehgal was published in 2018 by Beach Lane Books / Simon and Schuster. Her Author/Illustrator debut, Piece of Wild will be published by Dial Books/Penguin Randomhouse in the Spring of 2020.