Sara Ryan


Writer, Bad Houses

Sara Ryan is the author of the graphic novel Bad Houses, with art by Carla Speed McNeil, published by Dark Horse Comics. She is a two-time Oregon Book Award winner for her young adult novels Empress of the World and The Rules for Hearts, both published by Viking. Her comics work ranges from Hellboy to the Eisner Award-winning anthology Comic Book Tattoo and the Eisner Award-nominated “Me and Edith Head.” She also works as a librarian in Portland, Oregon. Find her online at