Welcome to By Her Hand.
We bring you news and unique insight into your favourite female characters – everything from superheroines to gunslingers – and the creative women behind them.
Our team are split across the UK and the US.
Christopher Hart – Editor-in-Chief
Chris heads up By Her Hand. He’s a Copywriter for a major bank. He has an MA in Publishing and a BA in Comparative Literature. He’s also a self-published author (Altered Stone).
His areas of interest include Y: The Last Man, Supergirl, Wonder Woman, BioShock and Archie.
Jennifer Izykowski – News lead
Jennifer is currently a stay a full time homemaker residing in the Adirondack region of upstate New York with a background in business management. At present, she provides care for disabled family members.
Hobbies and interests include homesteading, self defense and tactical training, hiking, photography, writing, reading, drawing, painting, television, comics, and film.
Specialty subjects include television, film, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars, and The Walking Dead comics and television series.
Bree Arey – Writer
Bree Arey has been writing since she was a child. She found early inspiration in Tolkien and Lewis, as well as X-Men comic books and the science fiction shows and films like Star Trek that her family loved.
At American River College, she developed a love for classical literature and theater. In 2003 to 2005 she worked as an editor for the award winning American River Review literary magazine, in which she also had several poems and short stories published under the pen name, Akane Allan.
She currently creates content for The Nerd Recites from her home in Chico, California where she lives with her cat, Freya, waiting impatiently for Winter to come.
Alane Lim – Writer
Alane Lim is a materials science graduate student and writer based in Chicago, IL. She has been published in science, satire, and entertainment writing, the latter focusing on character and show analyses.
Her interests include indie games, Archie comics, and sci-fi/fantasy books.