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Paula Knight

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Paula is an author, illustrator and comics creator. She has illustrated numerous books for children and written three children's picture books as author. She's been a professional freelance illustrator since 1992.

Her first graphic memoir, The Facts of Life, (for adults) is published by Myriad Editions (UK) and Penn State University Press (N America). It's about the pressures on women to have children and what happens when life doesn't go to plan. An extract of it was shortlisted in Myriad's inaugural First Graphic Novel Competition in 2012. Judges included Ian Rankin, Bryan Talbot, Hannah Berry and Steve Bell.

"Intensely moving… honest and personal. It is a story told in pictures with sparse words about fertility, about loss, about growth.
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This year saw the publication of my first graphic novel, The Facts of Life. I’d like to say a big THANK YOU to anyone who has read, bought, borrowed, reviewed, written about, left ratings, shared, ‘liked’, tweeted, retweeted, mentioned, or … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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