(Writer - The Mark of Aeacus; The Power Within, Editor - Anything That Loves, Publisher - Northwest Press, Founding President - Prism Comics)
Charles “Zan” Christensen is a guy who writes and publishes comics. With artist Mark Brill, he writes the series The Mark of Aeacus for Class Comics and wrote The Power Within anti-bullying book for Northwest Press, the latter of which earned the pair a spot on OUT Magazine’s “OUT 100” for 2011. Christensen’s most recent work was as editor of the anthology Anything That Loves, which focuses on sexuality outside of “gay” and “straight.” Christensen was the founding President of the nonprofit organization Prism Comics, which supports LGBT comics, creators and readers. He currently heads up Lambda Literary Award winning publishing house Northwest Press. He lives in Seattle. Find out more at northwestpress.com.