K.A. Thornton-Gibson

Academic Background


Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts / Minor in Sociology:  Specializing in Art History and History with focus on Japanese and Chinese Art History and History

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Regents Distinguished Transfer Scholarship Recipient
  • Boone Pickens Scholarship


Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

(Transferred to OSU 2009)

  • Honors College – Admitted with Distinction
  • Monarch Scholarship Recipient
  • Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship Recipient

Edited Works

2020 – Contributing Editor for Achten Tan: Land of Dust and Bone

2021 – Lead Editor for Heads & Tales: The Other Side of the Story

2021 – Contributing Editor for In the Wake of the Kraken

2021 – Lead Editor for Welcome to Simmins, Detective Spencer

2022 – Copy & Substantive Editor for Heroes & Harbingers by A.R.K. Horton

Published Works

Presented Work

  • 2016  – “Ukiyo-E, World War II and Walt Disney; The Influences on Tezuka Osamu’s Development of the Modern World of Anime and Manga.” Fandom and Neomedia Studies Conference at A-kon27 Convention.  Dallas, Texas, 2016.


  • 2022 – American Copy Editor’s Society – full member.
  • 2022 – Chartered Institute of Editors and Publishers – entry member.
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