Wallis Eates completed her MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art in 2001. Since then she has worked as an art educator and facilitator, as well as a manager for the children’s film education charity, Into Film. She now practises as a comic artist, and is working on her graphic memoir, ‘Mumoirs’ about growing up an only child to a single mother in the 1980s, which was shortlisted for the Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel prize. Wallis also co-leads the London branch of the international graphic novel forum, Laydeez do Comics.head shot