James Albon is a British illustrator and author of graphic novels. He studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art, went on to a postgraduate scholarship at the Royal Drawing School in London, was awarded the Gwen May award from the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers in 2012 and was a finalist in the Observer/Cape/Comica Graphic Short Story Prize in 2017 for his comic Madame et Me.
His graphic novels include Her Bark & Her Bite (2016) and A Shining Beacon (2019), and he has also illustrated Folio Society editions of Of Mice and Men, The Blue Flower, and Parade’s End. His editorial illustration clients include The Guardian, The Financial Times, Libération (Albon is a French language speaker), and the Wall Street Journal.
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