sarah lightman




 Art Review (May 2013)

 Art Review (May 2013)


Selected Press


Comix Creatrix: 100 women making comics

MK Palomar

Studio International (5 April 2016)

The Beautiful Bug in My Head

Review of Graphic Details; in Essays and Interviews

Helen Blejerman

Berfrois (24 February 2016)

Extracts From The Book of Sarah

Contemporary Comics by Jewish Women:

Special Issue, Studies in Comics 6:2.(2015)

Co-edited with Andrea Greenbaum and Heike Bauer



Documenting Herstories: An Interview with Sarah Lightman

Michael Alessi

Barely South Review, Old Dominion University, USA

Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews

Wendy Wasman

Jewish Book Council

The Last Laugh: “Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews” Reviewed

Andrea Greenbaum

Moment Magazine

If This is Love (Front Cover Image)

Jewish Women Writers in Britain  Ed. Nadia Valman 

(Wayne State University Press)

"The Very Surprising History of Jewish Women in Comic Books"

Danica Davidson, Lilith


"ICON - Charlotte Salomon "

Riposte- A Smart Magazine for Women

(7 November)

Steven Bergson in the Association of Jewish Librarians

"Putting Women in The Frame"

Ariel Kahn

The Jewish Chronicle (10 October)

"It's all in the Graphic Detail"

Michael Holland

Southwark Weekender (19 September)

"The Book and Life of Sarah" - interview with Michelle Cove

614 HBI eZine

"Introducting Sarah Lightman" and "Shanah Rishonah"

The Jewish Quarterly Volume 60, Issue 3-4

"Women's Voices Through Comics"- Interview with Sarah Lightman by Danica Davidson

The Lilith Blog



Thoughts on motherhood by an uncertain 35 year old

Art Review, The Strip and feature by Paul Gravett.

Sarah Lightman: The Book of Sarah

Interview with Paul Gravett, Paul Gravett's website.

Sarah Lightman draws on her life experiences

London Jewish News, Francine Wolfisz

The Book of Sarah

Cartoon Kippah, Liat Rosenthal

The Book of Sarah: A Life in Drawings and Animated Films

Occupy My Time Blog, Emily Mahon

Sarah's Book, Jewish Quarterly, Ariel Kahn (May )

Sarah Lightman -Exhibiting Comics

Panel Borders (Resonance FM) Alex Fitch



Sarah Lightman: Laydeez do Comics
Interview with Jessica Lack, Jerwood Visual Arts Blog.

Lift up your Funny Voices
Portland State University Vanguard

The DC JCC Showcases Some Of The Wonderwomen Of Underground Comics
The Washington Post

How T.O. Talk About Comics (Cartoon)
The National Post, Sarah Lazarovic

What Hurts You: In Exhibit Artists Excentuate The Awkward
The Washington Jewish Week, David Holzel

Jewish Comic Book Exhibition: Artist Sarah Lightman Exhibits her Book of Sarah
Jewish News One with Daniel Ryntjes, JN1, Washington.


Mother Who Found Comics Relief After Toddler's Death.
Sarah was recently featured on a Channel 4 report on Nicola Streeten?by Katie Razzall

Naamat Woman ask Sarah Lightman "Why Are There So Many Jewish Women Comic Artists?" Naamat Magazine Winter 2011

Strip Tease: YU Museum’s ‘Graphic Details’ exhibit spotlights feminist and edgy Jewish comics
Rebecca Schischa, The Jewish Week, New York

College of Arts PhD Student Co-Curates New York Exhibition
School of The Arts webpage, University of Glasgow

Graphic Details: Interview with co-curator Sarah Lightman:

Jewesses with Attititude, Interview by Leah Berkenwald

Women in Comics Documentary


Sarah Lightman of Laydeez Do Comics

The Mindless Ones (interview)

"Drawing a Diary: Graphic Art Autobiography- An essay by Dr. Kylie Cardell with artworks by Isabel Greenberg, Phillip Marsden, James Nash, Sarah Lightman and Steve White."

International Auto/Biography Association Conference, Sussex University.


Diary Drawing

Introductory Essay to accompany In Memoriam by Dr Kylie Cardell.

'In Memoriam reviewed by Ariel Kahn.
The International Journal of Comic Art
Vol 11. No2. Fall 2009

"Autobiography Captured in Art."

Deborah Harris,The London Jewish News


Schmatte Couture 

Natasha Cowan, The Daily Telegraph

Exploring The Fabric of Life, Schmatte Couture

Alison Oldham, Hampstead and Highgate Express

Schmatte Couture

Schmatte Couture


Ben Uri Gets Fashionable

Valerie Tesler, The London Jewish News

Diary Drawing

Northampton University Website

Panel Borders: Diary Drawing,

Resonance FM Interview by Alex Fitch

Diary Drawing

Deborah Harris, ArtRabbit Feature

The Graphic Art Of Confessing In Public

Ariel Kahn, The Jewish Chronicle


Bomberg's Relevance

Peter Chapman,The Independent

The Master's Legacy - Bomberg's Relevanc]

Julia Weiner, The Jewish Chronicle

Bomberg's Relevance

The Slade Newsletter

Bomberg's Relevance

Exhibition, Jenny Goepel, Slade School of Art, University College Londone

Bomberg's Relevance

JJ Charlesworth, Time Out

The Artists Living the Legacy of Bomberg

Alison Oldham, Ham & High

Laniado Mural Project,

The Jewish Chronicle

David Bomberg, arts great loner truly valued at last

Julia Weiner, The Jewish Chronicle


It's Okay (drawing)

Ben Uri Arts Gallery Diary 2007



"The Art of Partying"

The Jewish Chronicle

"Young Artists in the Frame",

Julia Weiner, The Jewish Chronicle


International Jewish Artist of the Year Award Catalogue, London


Sarah Lightman Drawings and Film


International Jewish Artist of the Year Award Exhibition,

Alison Oldman, Ham & High

Art for Life Catalogue,


St Paul’s Girls School Centenary Exhibition Catalogue


Private Viewing preview of 'Sarah's Books',

Helen Smithson, Ham & High Express


The Book of Sarah

Barbican Book Fair, London

'Hampstead Bible

Slade Publication, London


© Sarah Lightman 2013