Shawna Benson

Shawna Benson at WonderCon Anaheim 2019, March 29-31 at the Anaheim Convention Center

Writer, Emma Approved, Green Arrow; co-producer, Wu Assassins

Shawna Benson, like her sister Julie, grew up in Illinois with access to her father’s Silver Age comic collection and a mutual love of TV and film, particularly sci-fi, westerns, mysteries, and screwball comedies. Working with her sister, they’ve penned episodes of the Emmy Award-winning webseries, Emma Approved, wrote on Seasons 3 through 5 of The CW’s The 100, and are currently co-producers on a new Netflix show, Wu Assassins. They also have written Batgirl and the Birds of Prey and Green Arrow for DC Comics.