Henny Beaumont is an artist and portrait painter, with an M.A in fine art printmaking. Her first book ‘Hole in the Heart’, published in June 2016, to great acclaim, was short-listed for the Myriad first graphic novel prize. She was interviewed on BBC Radio 4, performed at several Literary festivals including the prestigious Hay Festival. Her work has been featured in the Guardian, Daily Mail and as a guest blogger for Mumsnet and The Mighty. Robert Yates, Consultant Cardiologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children has described her book as ‘essential reading for every pediatrician in training’ and Meg Rosoff called it ‘A masterclass in the sorrow and joy of being human, and a powerful reminder that nothing is more earth shattering than love.’ Henny has lectured at the Camberwell College of Art, Brighton Medical School and Kings College London. She is now working on new graphic fiction and an audio-visual app. She is married with four children. Henny lives in London, UK.