Antoinette Van Sluytman

Antoinette Van Sluytman is a speculative writer, graphic designer, dark poet, literary assistant, part-time museum and writing convention volunteer, and freelance illustrator with a background in traditional fine art, having attended many local art shows in San Diego, California. While studying for her bachelors in graphic design at the Newschool of Architecture and Design as an honors student, Antoinette works as a junior agent at the Irene Goodman Literary Agency, helping illustrators and writers with highlight campaigns and editorial development, and is interested in representing adult speculative fiction and historical fiction. Antoinette also volunteers at the African Diaspora Museum & Research Center and at writing nonprofit organization, WriteHive, as a diversity ally, artist professional in residence, and moderator. Antoinette considers herself an entrepreneurial scholartist who advocates for countering literary hegemony through speculative radicalism and diverse narratives within the mediums of art and writing.