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Forthcoming Publication

My book, UK Feminist Cartoons and Comics: A Critical Survey will be published by Palgrave Macmillan. This will be an academic publication based on my PhD research, providing a more in-depth reading to complement The Inking Woman (Myriad, 2018).

Graphic Novel 
Online Mentoring Programme

I am running structured mentoring programmes of 5 one-hour one-to-one skype sessions at regular intervals over 6 months. These are customised to assist you in the production of your graphic novel. This offer provides  guidance for all levels of experience and skill.

The offer:
  • Guidance on structured planning and time management
  • Setting manageable targets
  • Assistance with narrative and character development
  • Critical feedback on work in progress 
  • Professional advice and friendly encouragement

Cost: £250.00 
Book now:

Dr Nicola Streeten is a published graphic novelist and comics historian. With over twenty years’ experience as a freelance illustrator, since 2009 she has been working specifically with the comics form. Nicola has extensive experience of delivering comics workshops, both nationally and internationally in a variety of contexts to people of all levels. Since 2014 she has taught on Art and Design undergraduate courses at London College of Communication (UAL), Kingston University and Brighton University and on courses at The Creative Writing Programme, Brighton. Her work mentoring artists individually has been a central element of her role in developing and delivering outcomes for the British Council “Creating Heroines” project since 2018. She has sat as judge on the Myriad First Graphic Novel competition and for the Laydeez Awards prize.

Upcoming Events

Thursday 25 April 2019, 6-8pm
“Laughter seminar”

IAS Laughter: Comic Books and Laughter – History, Politics, and Aesthetics
Panel discussion with Professor Roger Sabin and Dr Nina Mickwitz,
chaired by Dr Dominic Davies
Laughter and Literary Studies, Institute of Advanced Studies
University College London,  Gower Street, London


1-3 May 2019
Alternative Comedy Now Conference
As part of Alternative Comedy Now Festival
University of Kent School of Arts

1 May 2019, 1-6pm, Aphra Theatre, University of Kent
Comedy and Mental Health: Future Directions
I will be one of eight speakers delivering short presentations on the questions
and challenges for future research on mental health and comedy. Details below.
A Free Event, all welcome. To register a place email: Dieter Declercq

Dr Dieter Declercq, Assistant Lecturer in Film and Media, University of Kent
Dr Matt Hargrave, Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts, University of Northumbria
Caitlin Hogan, Stand-up Comedian, Ohio University
Dr Sharon Lockyer, Senior Lecturer in Sociology & Communications, University of Brunel
Prof Mary Luckhurst, Head of School of Arts, University of Bristol
Dr Shaun May, Senior Lecturer in Drama, University of Kent
Lynne Parker, CEO Funny Women
Dr Nicola Streeten, Illustrator and Graphic Novelist

Friday 3 May, 14.40
Jarman 1

A feminist alternative: Women in comics and women comics
Joint presentation with Lynne Parker (Funny Women)
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