The 2018 First Graphic Novel Competition is now open! Entries are welcomed from all cartoonists, and writers and artists working as a team, who are resident in the UK and who have not previously had a full-length graphic work published. The competition will run until 28th February 2018.

Darryl Cunningham’s latest investigation, Graphic Science: Seven Journeys of Discovery, champions key figures in scientific discovery whose work has been overlooked, sidelined, excluded and discredited.

The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy, by leading US feminist Cynthia Enloe, is described by Helena Kennedy OBE as ‘a manual for taking us to the finishing line of gender equality’. Cynthia is interviewed by Laura (Everyday Sexism) Bates in the Guardian who calls her ‘a force of nature’; indeed she is. 

Tony Peake’s exquisitely realised new novel, North Facing, revisits a seminal boyhood moment against the backdrop of political upheaval in South Africa.

Talking to Gina is a funny, touching and beautifully drawn memoir by Ottilie Hainsworth—described by Meg Rosoff as ‘a must-read for anyone who’s ever loved or been loved by a dog’.

Elle Magazine’s Book of the Month was S.V.Berlin’s The Favourite, an utterly immersive novel of estranged siblings. Bestselling author Elly Griffiths says she ‘hasn’t ever read a more assured or compelling debut.’

Taking his new novel An English Guide to Birdwatching as a starting point, Nicholas Royle was joined by psychoanalyst and writer Adam Phillips at The Freud Museum in London to discuss how literature and psychoanalysis can speak to and of each other. The podcast is available now.

Myriad publishes award-winning literary fiction, graphic novels and political nonfiction, including the ground-breaking State of the World atlas series. Our bestselling authors include Dan Smith, crime writers Elizabeth Haynes and Lesley Thomson, and graphic authors Darryl Cunningham, Kate Evans and Una. We champion new and emerging authors through two work-in-progress competitionsRecently we merged with New Internationalist as part of a joint plan to expand, reach wider audiences and publish books that push boundaries and embrace diversity.

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