Sarah Lightman is an award-winning artist currently working on her first graphic novel The Book of Sarah (Myriad Editions 2017). She is a PhD researcher at the University of Glasgow on 'The Drawn Wound - Hurting and Healing in Autobiographical Comics'. She is a Founder and Director of Laydeez Do Comics with Nicola Streeten. Lightman chairs the Women in Comics conferences.
She co-curated the internationally touring exhibition: 'Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women'. She edited Graphic Details: Jewish Women's Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews (McFarland 2014) which has been awarded the 2015 Will Eisner Award for Best Scholarly/Academic Work and the 2015 Susan Koppelman Award for Best Feminist Anthology.