Featured Contributors

Featured Contributors

GeekGirlCon welcomes our Featured Contributors! Several will be available for signings and photo opportunities. Purchase photo ops in advance to save time at the con.


Lil Chen

Lilian is a former competitive Super Smash Brothers Melee player and full-time UX Designer. When she’s not in the office, she’s advocating for more inclusivity within competitive gaming spaces. Her journey began with leading a panel about women in esports, and since then she has given a TED Ed Talk on empathy in gaming and co-founded Smash Sisters. Smash Sisters aims to convert awareness into action. Leveraging her design skills, Lil hopes to continue supporting the goal of bringing more women into esports.

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • Play Super Smash Bros. with Smash Sisters, 10:45am, Level 4 Gaming Stage

Sunday

  • Women in eSports: How to Get Involved in Competitive Gaming, 11:30am, Skagit (Lower Level) Room 2 – Samus

Erica Luttrell

Erica Shukrani Luttrell was born in Toronto, Canada to a Tanzanian mother and an American father. The youngest of four girls, Erica began her acting career at the age of two, starring in numerous commercials from Pampers to Cadillac before booking her first lead role in a television series at the age of nine.

After several seasons on Shining Time Station, TV Ontario’s Bookmice, the animated series The Magic School Bus, and The New Ghostwriter Mysteries (the last earning her a nomination for a Hollywood Reporter Young Star Award), she migrated south to Los Angeles, California.

Leading roles in films such as Lifetime’s Dangerous Evidence, the short In Twilight’s Shadow, numerous animated series’ such as Dave the Barbarian, As Told By Ginger and Steven Universe followed. With further guest appearances on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, General Hospital, Dexter, and Private Practice to name a few. Having recurred on the provocative, original series Lost Girl, voiced the Female Witch Doctor in Diablo III, most recently guest starred on Rosewood, and voiced Emily Kaldwin in the highly anticipated game Dishonored 2, the beautiful and talented Erica captures attention on small and big screen alike.

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • Voice of a Hero, 11:30am, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Erica Luttrell Signings, 12:45pm-2pm, Level 3 Signing Area*
  • Erica Luttrell Photo Ops, 2:15pm-3:30pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Erica Luttrell Q&A, 5:30pm, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet

Sunday

  • Play Diablo 3 with the Witch Doctor, 10:45am, Level 4 Gaming Area
  • Erica Luttrell Signings, 12:45pm-2pm, Level 3 Signing Area*
  • Erica Luttrell Photo Ops, 3pm-4pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*

Lucie Pohl


Lucie Pohl is a German-American TV & Film actor, comedian, writer and the voice of Mercy from Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch.Lucie can be seen as the biggest female guest lead on the new season of the cult UK TV show Red Dwarf XI, as well as appearances in Showtime’s Homeland, Warner Bros. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, David Chase’s Not Fade Away and over 30 other US + international Film + TV productions.Lucie has written three solo comedy shows which have toured in the US and internationally to sold out houses, received 5 star reviews and been nominated for the NY Innovative Theater Award.Check Lucie out online on instagram, Twitter and her website.

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • Voice of a Hero, 11:30am, Tahoma Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Lucie Pohl Photo Ops, 12:45pm-2pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Lucie Pohl Signings, 2:15pm-3:30pm, Level 3 Signing Area*
  • Mercy Plays Overwatch, 3:45pm, Level 4 Gaming Stage

Sunday

  • Lucie Pohl Photo Ops, 12:45pm-2pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Lucie Pohl Q&A, 2:30pm, Tahoma Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Lucie Pohl Signings, 3:30pm-4:30pm, Level 3 Signing Area*

G. Willow Wilson


G. Willow Wilson is a comic book writer, novelist, and Seattle local. Her works include the New York Times bestselling series Ms. Marvel, winner of the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story; and Alif the Unseen, winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel.

In 2015, she was honored at the PEN America Literary Awards with a special commendation for innovation in graphic literature. She enjoys cooking (followed by eating), kajukenbo, and MMORPGs.

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • G. Willow Wilson Q&A, 2:30pm, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet

Fryda Wolff

After entering the video games industry at age 18 and spending the next 12 years in game development, nine years spent as a sound designer, Fryda Wolff began her voice over career in 2013.

Since then she has been featured in video games (Mass Effect: Andromeda as Sara Ryder, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth as the Narrator, Killer Instinct as Mira, The Park as Lorraine), animation (DC Super Friends as Poison Ivy, Justice League Action as Faora, Avengers Assemble as Enchantress), and television (Sundance, National Geographic).

Con Appearances

Saturday

  • Voice of a Hero, 11:30am, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Fryda Wolff Photo Ops, 12:45pm-2:45pm, Level 3 Photo Studio*
  • Fryda Wolff Signings, 3pm-4:30pm, Level 3 Signing Area*

Sunday

  • Fryda Wolff Q&A, 11:30am, Tahoma (Level 3) Room 3/4 – Garnet
  • Fryda Wolff Signings, 12:45pm-2pm, Level 3 Signing Area*
  • Let’s Play Mass Effect Andromeda With Sara Ryder, 3:45pm-4:45pm, Level 4 Gaming Stage

Maritess Zurbano

Maritess Zurbano is the only Filipina-American professional stage hypnotist in the world. She has been profiled by Newsday, Lifetime Television, the BBC News, and The Village Voice. With 24 years of hypnotism experience, Zurbano has preformed over 200 events for colleges, casinos, and private audiences, both in the US and internationally.

Her hilarity and entertainment have been shared with people of all ages, and she specializes in amazing those critical of hypnotism. At the end of the show, even the most sophisticated minds are astounded and thrilled by the experience.

Zurbano will be appearing at the Closing Celebration in Room Tahoma 3/4 – Garnet on Sunday at 6pm.


*All schedules are subject to change. Those who purchase opportunities should check this page for updates.  

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