Professor Mary Talbot

Professor of Graphic Writing

Research Overview

Professor Mary Talbot is an internationally acclaimed graphic novelist. Her first, Dotter of her Father's Eyes (with Bryan Talbot), won the 2012 Costa Biography Award. She is now working on another graphic biography: Armed with Madness: The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington (also with Bryan Talbot).

Her academic writing includes numerous books, including Fiction at Work: Language and Social Practice in Fiction (1995), Media discourse: Representation and Interaction (2007) and Language and gender (3rd ed, 2019).

Professor Talbot is one of the three founder patrons of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival.