Dr Nicola Streeten: Founder, London co-ordinator, Director (2009-)
Anthropologist-turned-illustrator, Nicola is a multi-award winning graphic novelist and feminist comics scholar. She draws, writes and speaks publicly about comics; facilitates and delivers workshops and teaches and mentors nationally and internationally. Her graphic memoir Billy, Me & You, (2011, Myriad Editions) is based on her experience of bereavement and was awarded Highly Commended in the Popular Medicine category of the British Medical Association Medical Book Awards 2012. She co-edited The Inking Woman (2018, Myriad Editions) complemented by UK Feminist Cartoons and Comics: A Critical Survey (2020, Palgrave Macmillan). Since 2014 she has lectured at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London and Kingston University. She co-founded LDComics in 2009 (established as Laydeez do Comics) and it continues to inform and has be informed by her research and practice.