Graham Rawle

° 1955

Lives in London (United Kingdom).

Graham Rawle is a London-based author, artist and designer. His weekly 'Lost Consonants' first appeared in the Weekend Guardian in 1990 and ran for 15 years. He has produced other regular series for The Observer, The Sunday Telegraph Magazine, and The Times. Among his published books are The Wonder Book of Fun, Lying Doggo, and Diary of an Amateur Photographer. His collaged novel Woman's World, created entirely from fragments of found text clipped from vintage women’s magazines won wide critical acclaim, described by The Times as ‘a work of genius…the most wildly original novel produced in this country in the past decade.’ His reinterpretation of The Wizard of Oz won 2009 Book of the Year at the British Book Design Awards. His latest book, The Card, was shortlisted for the 2013 Writers' Guild Best Book Award. Rawle teaches part-time on the MA Sequential Design/Illustration and MA Art and Design by Independent Project courses at the University of Brighton. He has been guest lecturer at numerous other academic institutions on a range of art, design and writing courses. In 2012 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Norwich University College of the Arts/ University of the Arts, London.

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