Henny Beaumont is a graphic novelist, freelance illustrator and political cartoonist. Her first graphic novel Hole in the Heart was shortlisted for Myriad first Graphic novel prize and
included in list of top ten books about motherhood of all time by Mumsnet. Her political cartoons and animations have appeared in the Canary and The Morning Star as well many as other publications.
She recently illustrated Equal to Everything: Judge Brenda and the Supreme Court; children’s book about Lady Hale with Afua Hirsch. She received an Arts council Award for her second graphic novel about poetry, was long listed for the Women Poets’ Prize and featured as artist in residence at Hay festival 2019 and Stoke Newington Literary festival 2019.
Henny Beaumont is a director and founder of Hackney Shorts film festival and animation judge. She has an MA in fine Art printmaking from Camberwell college of art and an MA supervisor at Kingston University.