Emily Pohl-Weary, Editor-in-chief

Emily is an assistant professor in the UBC Creative Writing Program, where she teaches writing for YA and speculative fiction. She has written several books for young readers, including Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl (YA), Strange Times at Western High (MG), A Girl Like Sugar (NA). Her other books include two poetry collections (Ghost SickIron-on Constellations), a superhero anthology (Girls Who Bite Back), and the Hugo Award-winning biography Better to Have Loved: The Life of Judith Merril (co-authored with Merril).

Elizabeth Leung, Editor

Elizabeth Leung is a recent graduate of the Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Program at UBC. When not editing for Young Adulting, she can be found reading, dancing, or writing her middle grade space opera. In the fall, she’ll be starting her PhD at the University of Cambridge where she will be researching representations of dyslexia in children’s and YA speculative fiction. Follow her on twitter @ezlabeth.

Verena Rodríguez, Graphic Designer

Verena graduated from the BA in Visual Communication at the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) in 2015. She specialized in illustration and has been working as a graphic designer since 2014. She also works as a freelance illustrator for children’s books and textbooks and occasionally does animation projects. She is currently doing an MA in Children’s Literature at UBC.