Morgana Santilli is the former manga buyer and manga manager for a comic book shop in Boston, Massachusetts. She is currently the Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Yen Press, one of North America’s most well-known and respected manga publishers. Morgana has been reading manga for most of her life, and is deeply interested in the manga and comics industries, both in the United States and abroad.  She has written for Amazing Stories Magazine, The Mary Sue, Comics Beat, and Anime Feminist, as well as had an essay on manga retail included in the CBLDF publication I Sell Comics.

Morgana lives with her husband, James, their two kids, and their two black cats in Northeastern Massachusetts. She has a Bachelor of the Arts from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA.  Other than reading manga, she enjoys drawing, listening to a lot of post-punk, owning too many tubes of lipstick, and shuffling books from one surface to another in her tiny apartment.  She will likely never leave New England because she loves the autumn too much.

For more thoughts on comics, motherhood, general bookishness, and more,  you can follow Morgana on Instagram and Threads (@morgana.rhalina).