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Myriad Editions is delighted to announce that the winner of the the 2014 First Graphic Novel Competition is Jade Sarson. The six-strong shortlist included Henny Beaumont, Francesca Cassavetti, Wallis Eates, Jessica Martin and Robert Wells. For more details please see here. The winner was announced at the First Graphic Novel Award event at the British Library on Friday 23rd May.
Myriad's list of graphic books presents a distinctive and diverse selection of unconventional viewpoints, controversial opinions, new voices and new ways of seeing. Comics, sequential art, narrative illustration, graphic novels – call them what you will, these words and pictures have been put together by some of the UK's most exciting cartoonists, complementing the topical, contemporary focus of our fiction and atlas lists.
‘Myriad’s already formidable and growing reputation for bringing us some of the most thought-provoking and atypical graphic novels on the shelves has just been strengthened a little bit more.’ Forbidden Planet
‘The graphic novel as a literary form is really coming into its own at the moment, and we're very lucky that we have one of the best graphic novel publishers here in Brighton: Myriad.’ Mathew Clayton, Literary Programmer, Brighton Festival
‘Myriad publishes books that push the boundaries of what you expect from graphic novels.’ Alex Fitch, Resonance FM