Taneka Stotts

Taneka Stotts

Is a queer little tumbleweed that rolled back into the warm embrace of Los Angeles.

After spending many years as a spoken word artist, writer, editor, and comic book publisher, Taneka’s focus shifted to TV animation—yet another medium full of collaboration and imagination.

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For television or literature inquiries please contact: tanekastotts@gmail.com

Credit (Photo taken by): Tojo Andrianarivo

Taneka is an Emmy-nominated Story Editor & writer currently working in animation. Past writing credits include work on Pinecone & Pony, Young Justice, MAGIC: The Gathering, Transformers: Botbots, My Little Pony: Pony Life, Craig of the Creek, and Steven Universe Future.

Before coming to animation, Taneka worked as an editor and publisher for multiple award-winning comic book anthologies including the 2015 Lambda Literary award winner Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology and the 2017 Ignatz winner for Outstanding Anthology, 2018 Silver Medalist at the Independent Publisher Book Awards, and 2018 Eisner winner for Best Anthology ELEMENTS: Fire – A Comic Anthology by Creators of Color. The second installment in the ELEMENTS series, ELEMENTS: Earth, was released in spring 2020.

Other work includes Taneka’s writing on webcomics such as Casual HexLove Circuits, and the Eisner-nominated Déjà Brew.

Taneka is currently developing numerous comic projects including Killer Looks and KINGMAKER! with Camila Fortuna and Crossed Stars with Ria Martinez.