Sabba Khan


United Kingdom

Sabba is an award winning artist and graphic novelist. She trained as an architect at Central Saint Martins, London and The University of Westminster. Her work frames her minimal architectural comics through the lived experience of her working class, second generation immigrant upbringing. Sabba’s debut graphic novel ‘The Roles We Play’ won the Jhalak Prize ’22, and Broken Frontier’s Break Out Talent ’22. Nominations include the Ignatz prize, Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize, British Book Design Awards and AOI’s World Illustrations Awards, as well as being nominated for best books of 2021 in the Guardian. Collaborators for Khan’s comics work include The British Council, SOAS, NHS, London Borough of Newham, JCWI and The British Library. The Roles We Play is available in the US under the title ‘What is Home, Mum?’.

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