Sarah Firth

Sarah Firth

Sarah Firth (she/her) is based on Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne, Australia. She’s an Eisner Award-winning and Ignatz nominated cartoonist, artist and writer, speaker and internationally renowned graphic recorder. Her work has been published by ABRAMS Books, ABC Arts, Frankie Magazine, kuš!, Graphic Mundi, Penn State University Press, Penguin Random House, Picador, Allen & Unwin, The Nib, Black Inc, and Routledge.

Her debut graphic novel “Eventually Everything Connects – Eight Essays on Uncertainty” is available from Oct 2023, with Nakkiah Lui’s new imprint, JOAN and Allen & Unwin. Her literary agent is Jacinta Di Mase.

Awards won:-
2023: Shortlisted - We Were Here, Island Magazine Non-Fiction Prize
2022: Shortlisted - Bullshit Buffet, #42 Scientific Facts, Ignatz Comic Awards
2021: Selected - COVID Chronicles for The Washington Post Best Graphic Novels
2021: Shortlisted - Feeling Small Today for the Broken Pencil Zine Awards USA
2020: Winner - Drawing Power anthology received Eisner for best anthology
2020 Finalist - Drawing Power and Choice Words in the Ledger Comic Awards
2019: Selected - Drawing Power best comics of 2019 by The New York Times
2019: Winner - Neither Here Nor Hair, Silver Ledger, Ledger Awards
2018: Finalist - Making Sense of Complexity, finalist, Incinerator Art Award
2018: Winner - Frankie Magazine Good Stuff Awards
2018: Finalist - Who Likes Short Shorts, Ledgers Awards Short List
2012: Winner - People’s Choice Award, Human Rights Arts and Film Festival
2011: Fellowship - Talking Difference at the Immigration Museu
2006: Winner - 25/25 Australia’s top 25 artists aged 25 and under, Art & Australia

Work is of these types/genres:-
Autobio, philosophy, thoughtful, indi, comedy, autotheory, diarycomics

Publishing order

2023: Eventually Everything Connects – Eight Essays on Uncertainty, JOAN, Allen & Unwin (debut graphic novel available from Oct 2023)
2023: Changes, THE NIB
2022: Trust Yourself, Babe, Science Write Now
2021: Bullshit Buffet, #42 Scientific Facts, Latvia, Kuś Comics
2021: Think On The Page, self-published
2021: Feeling Small Today, self-published
2021: Growing up Disabled in Australia, Black Inc.
2021: Unexpectedly Thriving, Assemble Papers
2021: Covid Chronicles, State of Emergency, Graphic Mundi, Penn State Press
2020: The Space Between, Penguin Random House
2020: The Purposes of Education, Routledge
2019: Drawing Power, ABRAMS Books
2019: #MeToo, Picador Australia
2019: Badass Mums, Affirm Press
2019: Choice Words, Allen & Unwin
2018: Hair Suit, Neither Here Nor Hair Comic Anthology, Petrie Press
2018: Good Stuff Award Winners Issue #83, Frankie Magazine
2017: Who Likes Short Shorts (2018 Ledgers Awards Short List), self-published
2017: A Trip to York, self-published
2016: Graphic Recording – A Definitive Guide to Live Illustration, GESTALTEN
2016: Drink Drank Drunk, THE NIB
2015: Sketchbook World Tour, Princeton Architectural Press
2014: Have a Seat or Don’t, THE NIB

Talents Include:-
Comic Artist
Comic Creator
WebComic Creator

Secondary Talents:-

Titles Contributed To:-


A Trip to York

Badass Mums

Bullshit Buffet


Choice Words

Covid Chronicles, State of Emergency, Graphic Mundi

Drawing Power

Drink Drank Drunk

Eventually Everything Connects - Eight Essays on Uncertainty

Feeling Small Today

Good Stuff Award Winners

Graphic Recording - A Definitive Guide to Live Illustration

Growing up Disabled in Australia

Hair Suit, Neither Here Nor Hair Comic Anthology

Have a Seat or Don't

Sketchbook World Tour

The Purposes of Education

The Space Between

Think On The Page

Trust Yourself, Babe

Unexpectedly Thriving

Who Likes Short Shorts

State:- VIC

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