Zoe Hana Mikuta is a Korean-American writer currently attending the University of Washington in Seattle where she is majoring in English with a creative writing focus and minoring in History of Religion. She grew up in Boulder, Colorado, where she developed a deep love of Muay Thai kickboxing and nurtured a slow and steady infatuation for fictional worlds. She enjoys writing deteriorating worlds inhabited by characters with bad tempers, skewed morals, and big hearts. Her YA wlw sci-fi debut Gearbreakers was published by Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan in June 2021. An untitled sequel will follow in 2022. Also stream online via YouTube Live.