Ella Bucknall is a writer and illustrator based in London. She recently graduated with an MA in Illustration from Camberwell College of Arts, and is currently working on a graphic biography of Virginia Woolf, for which she is represented by Harriet Moore of David Higham Associates.

Ella has written for the TLS, Something Curated, and I News. Ella has taught a seminar class on Virginia Woolf to undergraduate Liberal Arts students at Wells College, New York, and spoken about her work on a Modernist podcast. Recently, Ella wrote an article about Virginia Woolf's food habits for the newsletter, Women Cook For Me.

During her Masters, Ella founded Whip zine, a magazine of political cartoons and writing by women. Whip has been featured in Vogue, It's Nice That, I News, the BBC, and Riposte magazine, amongst others. Ella was included in the book, 'The Inking Woman: 250 Years of Women Cartoon and Comic Artists in Britain' and, in June 2018, she took part in a panel debate at the Tate Modern as part of the Warwick Tate Exchange on the theme of 'Must Satire Offend.'

Prior to Camberwell, Ella studied English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford. She is based in South-East London and grew up in Stockport.

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