sarah lightman

Sarah Lightman is an artist, author and curator. In this website you can find out more about her publications, lectures and artwork.


Photography by Louise Beecham

Sarah Lightman on the 'Graphic Details: Confessional Comics By Jewish Women' exhibition

The Book of Sarah

(Myriad Editions, April 2019)

Recent Academic Awards

Rothschild Foundation Travel Grant (2017)

Artwork in Exhibitions

"Half Full Half Empty", Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth curated by Ori Z. Soltes, Jerusalem Biennale (October 2017).

"The Reluctant Bride", The Inking Woman, The Cartoon Museum London (May-July 2017) (touring)

Forthcoming Talks

for a full list of previous talks please see here

"Dressing Eve in “The Star Sapphire”, a four page comic by Sharon Rudahl", Association of Jewish Studies Conference, Washington DC (December 2017)

"The Book of Sarah" (Keynote) British Jewish Contemporary Cultures: An International Conference, Bangor University, (March 26-27 2018)

Recent publications/press

for a full list of publications please see here

"Love and Poison"

Jewish Renaissance (October 2017)

"Missing Women"

The Jewish Chronicle (August 25 2017)

“The Wonder Women of The Shtetl” 

Jewish Quarterly Spring Issue (April 2017)






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© Sarah Lightman 2013