Jade Sarson is a comic artist and illustrator, and winner of the Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition 2014 (with an extract from her book For the Love of God, Marie!). The prize was judged by novelist Meg Rosoff, critic and blogger Andy Oliver, cartoonists Woodrow Phoenix and Nicola Streeten and Myriad Creative Director, Corinne Pearlman. Sarson was nominated for Best Emerging Talent in the 2013 British Comic Awards.
She graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2011 with a first class honours degree in Illustration. Her work is a fusion of British and Japanese influences, and combines digital and traditional techniques; it has been featured in Neo Magazine, Electric Bloom Webzine, and in anthologies such as Leek and Sushi and Parallel Lives. Her current projects include the popular tea-inspired webcomic Cafe Suada, and her graphic novel Siddown! She lives in Lincoln.
For the Love of God, Marie! was published by Myriad on 21 July 2016.