Kayleigh Hearn

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Christopher Newport University
Marvel Comics, Golden Age Hollywood, David Lynch Movies
  • Kayleigh is the Reviews Editor for Women Write About Comics, a three-time Eisner Award-winner for Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism.
  • She has been a featured guest on multiple comic book and pop culture podcasts, including That's The Issue, It Pod To Be You, Bitches on Comics, and Shelfdust Presents.
  • Kayleigh contributed to the Kickstarter collection Called into Being: A Celebration of Frankenstein, and her short fiction has been published in the Decoded Pride anthology.


An avid fan of comic books, science fiction, cult films, and other bits of pop culture ephemera, Kayleigh Hearn has been a professional writer and editor since 2013. She has written for multiple publishers and digital outlets, including 2000AD.com, The Gutter Review, PanelxPanel, Shelfdust, Silver Sprocket, SOLRAD, Talk Film Society, and Women Write About Comics, the latter of which has been archived at the Library of Congress. In 2019, she moderated the panel "Science Fiction and Social Justice" at Small Press Expo. Kayleigh joined Xoop in 2021 as a features writer.


Kayleigh has a bachelor's degree in Creative Writing from Christopher Newport University.
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