Ella Bucknall is a writer and illustrator based in London. She recently graduated with an MA in Illustration from Camberwell College of Arts, and she is currently working on a graphic biography of Virginia Woolf.

Ella has written for the TLS, Something Curated, and I News. During her Masters, Ella founded @whipzine, a zine of political cartoons and writing by women. Whip has been featured in Vogue, It's Nice That, I News, the BBC, Riposte magazine, Queen Mob's Teahouse, and Girlboss. For her work in cartooning, Ella was included in the book, 'The Inking Woman: 250 Years of Women Cartoon and Comic Artists in Britain'. 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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