Mary M. Talbot

Mary M. Talbot is an academic turned graphic novelist. Her first graphic novel, Dotter of her Father’s Eyes (with Bryan Talbot), won the 2012 Costa Biography Award. Her recent book, Rain (2019, with Bryan Talbot), is a rallying cry to protect the planet. Her previous graphic novels are Sally Heathcote, Suffragette (2014, with Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot) and The Red Virgin (2016, with Bryan Talbot), and she wrote the academic book Language and Gender (3rd ed, 2019). She is the visiting professor of graphic narrative at Lancaster University, and she and Bryan Talbot are founding patrons of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival.