Jem Milton

Jem Milton (they/he) is a non-binary artist based in Glasgow. Originally from Gloucestershire, they attended Central St Martins in London before training with Scriberia Ltd, where they worked until 2017, before moving to Scotland to pursue a career as a freelance illustrator.

Jem makes illustrations, comics and infographics, along with graphic recording and running workshops on creative thinking and visual storytelling. They also make an ongoing webcomic called “The Flying Ship,” a queer fantasy adventure story inspired by Russian and Slavic folklore.

Recent books include: The Little Girl Who Gave Zero Fucks by Amy Kean, a bestselling ‘feminist handbook’ for the modern age; Beyond This Place, a collection of comics based on the stories of Edinburgh Women; and Polly Who?, a collection of diary comics about love, queerness and polyamory. Most recently their graphic novel adaptation of The Nightingale & The Rose by Oscar Wilde is set to be released in 2021 by Quindrie Press.

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