Ashanti Fortson is an illustrator and cartoonist with a deep love for kind stories and fantastical settings. They make a space fantasy webcomic called Galanthus, and they hope to one day see the Milky Way.

• ZEAL – “Through Whose Eyes” (2019)
• POMEmag – “Before Our Time Is Up” (2018)
•  Heartwood: Non-binary Tales of Sylvan Fantasy | Power & Magic Press – “Morel Support” (2018)
Valor: Wands | Fairylogue Press – “Spell It Out” (2018)
• ZEAL – "This Feeling of Comfort" (2018)
The Sun and the Wayward Wind | Dandelion Wine Collective – "Heritage" (2018)
• The Nib – "I'm Not A Robot" (2017)
Tabula Idem: A Queer Tarot Comic Anthology | Fortuna Media – "Homeward" (2017)
Dirty Diamonds #7: Imagination – "A Normal Life" (2015)

Spacetime Heals All Wounds: A review of Ashanti Fortson’s smallness
SPX Preview: ‘smallness’ Tells a Big Story About Being Human
Wow! Webcomics! Review: Galanthus by Ashanti Fortson
You Should be Reading: Ashanti Fortson's GALANTHUS
Eight Comics To Help Cure Your STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Hangover
ComicsAlliance Weekender

Clients include Abrams Books, Medium, and Fireside Press. Currently available for freelance illustration work; please contact them at Please direct publishing inquiries to Susan Graham (

They can also be found on Twitter and Instagram.
All works are © Ashanti Fortson.