sarah lightman

Sarah Lightman is an artist, author and curator. In this website you can find out more about her publications, lectures and artwork. Sarah's studio is at the Koppel Hive.



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  and Derfner Museum, NYC (January/February).

"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

"Make Your Own Jewish Comic", Glasgow Jewish Book Week,

(March 4)

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

"Unsung Heroes of Feminism and Laydeez do Comics", Amiens, France (June)

"Jewish Motherhood/Unmotherhood: Breastfeeding, IVF and The Holocaust", Joint Presentation with Emily Steinberg, on "Jewish Women and Comics Panel", European Association for Jewish Studies Conference, Krakow, Poland (July)

  "The Book of Sarah", (Keynote), (Self-)documentation and (Self) Constitution of Gendered Cultural Identities, Bochum, Germany (January 24 2019)

Recent publications/press

for a full list of publications please see here

"Love and Poison"

Jewish Renaissance (October 2017)

"Sarah Lightman/The Book of Sarah" in The Inking Woman (Myriad Editions) by Nicola Streeten and Cath Tate (March 2018)















Follow Sarah's new drawings and paintings on Instagram







© Sarah Lightman 2013