Karrie Fransman

Karrie Fransman is the project mentor

Karrie Fransman

Karrie Fransman is a graphic novelist and comic creator. Her comics strips and graphic stories have been published in The Guardian, The Times, Time Out, The Telegraph, The New Statesman, The Young Vic, Psychologies Magazine, The Arts Council Create Magazine and for The British Red Cross.

Her graphic novel, The House That Groaned, was published by Penguin Random House’s Square Peg. It received praise from film director Nicolas Roeg and was chosen as Graphic Novel of the Month in The Observer. She developed an award-winning comic, ‘Over, Under, Sideways, Down’ about an Iranian teenage refugee, for The British Red Cross, created an installation for the British Council and Southbank Centre and was commissioned to make a ‘Selves Portrait’ for an exhibition with Manchester Art Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery.

Her new graphic novel ‘Death of the Artist’ was published by Jonathan Cape in 2015 and was awarded a grant from the Arts Council England.



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Previous works and illustrations

The House That Groaned

Death of the Artist

The Night I Lost My Love



*Released Autumn 2017

Interview with Karrie Fransman