Ella Bucknall is a writer and illustrator working on a graphic biography of Virginia Woolf, for which she is represented by Harriet Moore of David Higham Associates. Ella is also an LAHP funded PhD candidate in Creative Writing at King's College London, where she is working on a graphic memoir about her grandparents' pub. Prior to an MA in Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts, Ella studied English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford. Ella has taught a seminar class on Virginia Woolf to undergraduate Liberal Arts students at Wells College, New York, appeared on a Modernist Podcast talking about her work, and spoken at a panel event at the Tate Modern on the theme of 'Must Satire Offend'. Ella is based in South-East London and grew up in Stockport.

Ella is the founder and editor of 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 in 'The Inking Woman: 250 Years of Women Cartoon and Comic Artists in Britain', published by Myriad Editions in March 2018.

Words in: TLS, Something Curated, I News, Women Cook For Me

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