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Una is an artist, academic and comics creator. Her self-published graphic narratives have explored disability, psychosis, political activism and violence against women and girls. She lives in Yorkshire. Becoming Unbecoming, her first graphic book, was published by Myriad in2015. She has also made On Sanity: One Day In Two Lives (2016, small press) supported by Arts Council England, and Cree (2018, Mayfly Press) commissioned by New Writing North. Her next full length graphic novel, Eve, will be published by Virago in 2020.

"Unflinching, heartbreaking and utterly compelling. Una's story explores how the public silencing of women's voices too often creates a private hell." - Emma Jane Unsworth

"Touching, moving  and tackling a really serious subject. A wonderful, wonderful book." - Jenni Murray, BBC4 Woman's Hour

"Honest, matter-of-fact and absolutely gut-wrenching… shows what happens when women refuse to be silent. When our voices are heard. When we start to shout back. Read this. Get angry. Start shouting." - Emerald Street

"An incredibly powerful new graphic novel… the illustrations are beautiful and the words are a powerful demand listen to women’s voices." - Elle

"Brilliant, brave and fiercely intelligent… I read it in one sitting" - Kerry Hudson, Herald Scotland Books of the Year