Who we are

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.

Alex Wedderien – Writer

Alex is a writer and father of two in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. His previous work includes copy writing, technical writing, and brand copy. One day he also plans to write his own comic book.

His interests include comic books, sci fi and fantasy novels, and retro video games. His specialty subjects include DC, Marvel, and Image comics.

Meredith Miller – Writer

Meredith follows the plot lines of television shows and movie franchises the way others follow sports teams. She is the author of several unpublished short stories and a few undiscovered screenplays.

She regularly competes in writing competitions. She is currently working on her next screenplay and her first novel. Her areas of interest include: television, film, Star Wars, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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