A shed dwelling Illustrator, Comic Artist and Tutor.
COMA. Published by Myriad Editions. 13th May 2021.
Her first full length graphic memoir, Coma, was shortlisted for the Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition 2018, The Arts Foundation Futures Awards 2020 and longlisted for the LDComics Awards 2019. Coma won the graphic novel The British Book Design and Production Award Nov. 2021.
Having studied an MA in Design Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University exploring the interplay between illustration and theatre, Zara has brought her interests together in the form of graphic narratives.
Events, interviews and press for COMA:
WRITERS IN CONVERSATION @ The Library with Carrie Lambe. Brighton and Hove City Libriaries
DRAWING DELIRIUM: Understanding Trauma Through Visual Storytelling TEDx Goodenough College August 2021
BROKEN FRONTIER with Andy Oliver. August 21
MAKE IT AND TELL EVERYONE with Dan Berry. The Evolution of Style. June 2021
NEWSWEEK My Turn with Jenny Haward. I Lost my leg to Necrotizing Fasciitis. June 2021
THE GLASGOW HERALD with Teddy Jamieson. Zara Slattery on surviving a deadly bacterial infection: Graphic content. June 2021
BRIGHTON & HOVE MEDICAL SCHOOL. BSMS In Conversation with Zara Slattery. May 2021
THE COMICS JOURNAL with Joe Decie. There’s no sugar-coating the nightmare. March 2021
GRAPHIC MEDICINE PODCAST with Dr Ian Williams May 2021
THE NEWS AGENT with Jude Cowen Montague. Coma; Roma Music in Soviet Cinema. May 2021
THE TELEGRAPH with Boudicca Fox Leonard. Why I wrote about my two weeks in a coma. May 2021
BBC NEWS SUSSEX with Mark Norman. Brighton artist turns coma hallucinations into a graphic novel. May 2021
PANEL BORDERS with Alex Fitch. Fantastical Visions. May 2021
BROKEN FRONTIER. Arts Foundation Futures Awards. January 2020
COMA is in-stock and available to buy and order from independent book and comic shops, plus bigger named stores.