Jeremy Whitley is a writer living in Raleigh, NC with his wife Alicia and daughter Zuri. He attended The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where he received a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Creative Writing.
Born in California and raised both there and in North Carolina, Jeremy is a lover of comics, fantasy, and science fiction. His first comic was the self-published “The Order of Dagonet” with artist/collaborator Jason Strutz. Jeremy, Jason, and their friend Charlie co-founded independent publisher Firetower Studios, where they produced a number of webcomics and short comics. Firetower’s work has been featured in “Bull-Spec” magazine as well as in the “Poe Twisted” and “Shakespeare Shaken” anthologies from Red Stylo Media. Both Jeremy and Jason also contributed to “No More Heroes”, a short fiction anthology from Library of the Living Dead.
Jeremy is also the creator and writer of the comic series “Princeless” from Action Lab Entertainment. In 2011 Princeless was nominated for two Eisners including “Best Single Issue” and “Best Comic for Kids Ages 8-12”. It was also nominated for five Glyph Awards and won three for “Best Female Character”, “Best Writer”, and “Story of the Year”. The first volume was also included on a number of Best of 2011 and 2012 lists. Wired also declared the second volume one of the comics to watch in 2013.
In 2011 Jeremy joined Action Lab Entertainment as their official Director of Marketing. Jeremy has also co-written licensed properties from the publisher including the 2012 digital mini-series “GlobWorld” and the ongoing series “NFL RushZone”.
Jeremy is currently working on a number of creator owned properties as well as his debut in non-comics fiction. You can follow him on Twitter @jrome58.