Hannah Berry

Mover. Shaker. Comic book maker

Born in Basingstoke, England. Based in Brighton, England, UK

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Graphic novelist, writer, illustrator, podcaster, proselytiser of comics and regular guest at literary, arts and comics festivals in the UK and internationally, Berry’s three solo graphic novels - noir riff Britten & Brülightly (2008), pensive horror Adamtine (2012) and political satire Livestock (2017) - are published by Jonathan Cape. Britten & Brülightly has foreign editions in Italy, USA, Holland, Serbia and France, where it made the 2010 Angoulême International Comics Festival Official Selection. She does a weekly cartoon for the New Statesman and notable special collaborations include projects with Casterman (France), First Second (USA), Edinburgh International Book Festival, the European Cultural Foundation and 2000AD.

Hannah also co-runs No, You Hang Up - a podcasted telephone support group for creative people.


Hannah talks to France24 about why comics matter.

‘Comics are a medium – not a genre!’ Hannah Berry talks about her work, process and thoughts on the medium of comics in ths Joined Up Writing Podcast.

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Livestock, 2017, Jonathan Cape

Above the Dreamless Dead (Chris Duffy), 2014, First Second

IDP:2043 (Denise Mina), 2014, Freight Books

Hoax:Psychosis Blues (Ravi Thornton), 2014, Ziggy’s Wish

Adamtine, 2012, Jonathan Cape

La Villa sur la Falaise (Benoît Sokal), 2012, Casterman

Britten & Brülightly, 2008, Jonathan Cape

Extract: Livestock