J. A. MichelineJ. A. Micheline, or JAM, is a London-based freelance writer and critic who believes in open doors. She studied Japanese Language & Literature at university and then went on to study medicine before taking a break to focus on her writing. Though months away from a completed MFA in Creative Writing, she is best known for her critical examinations of race and gender in cultural phenomena, with a focus on comic books. Her commentary has been featured on VICE.com, HuffPostLive, The A.V. Club, and elsewhere.

JAM not only critiques comics but also writes them. She recently collaborated with artist Caspar Wijngaard on Blood Sovereign, her first short comic, which should be released in June.

Super Charismatic Nucleus, her first novel, is a work in progress.

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