Royal Society of Literature launches UK Writers Survey

Are you a graphic novelist? What do you need to flourish professionally? Mentoring? Money? A space to write? Multidisciplinary workshops? Networking opportunities? Then you might just want to complete the UK Writers Survey, a project initiated by the Royal Society of Literature.Continue reading Royal Society of Literature launches UK Writers Survey

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British Library partners with Universities on Digital Comics PhD projects

The British Library is collaborating with university partners to award PhD funding for four new doctoral research projects, starting in October 2019, two on digital comics. As we previously reported, the projects will be co-supervised by the British Library, offering unique opportunities for bespoke research training and professional development. Two of those are on UKContinue reading British Library partners with Universities on Digital Comics PhD projects

University of East Anglia Master's in Comic Art Announcement

University of East Anglia announces Master’s in Comic Art for 2020

The University of East Anglia, near Norwich, will launch a Master of Arts program in Comics Studies in September 2020 – the first in the world. “Comics have never been more popular, and never more important,” an announcement reads. “Our MA degree in Comics Studies will enable you to discover the varied history, culture andContinue reading University of East Anglia announces Master’s in Comic Art for 2020

Graphic Brighton 2019

Graphic Brighton 2019 dates announced

This year’s Graphic Brighton symposium will be taking place on 3rd and 4th May at the University of Brighton City Campus – and features a great line up of independent comic creators. The two day event will be a mixture of talks, panel discussions and workshops on the subject of educational comics, where comics areContinue reading Graphic Brighton 2019 dates announced

Comics & Research: Applied Comics Network

Newcastle University venue for next Comics & Research: Applied Comics Network event

Newcastle University is to be the venue for a free Comics & Research: Applied Comics Network event next month. Speakers will be Lydia Wysocki (School of Education Communication and Language Sciences, Newcastle University), archaeological illustrator John Swogger, Florence Okoye (of the Natural History Museum). The presentation title is From the Woman who Walked to theContinue reading Newcastle University venue for next Comics & Research: Applied Comics Network event