A Castle in England is an Eisner Award nominated graphic novel by Jamie Rhodes, published by Nobrow Press.
Funded by Arts Council England, in collaboration with the National Trust, Jamie Rhodes (Dead Men’s Teeth, 2014) spent three months as Writer-in-Residence at the National Trust’s Scotney Castle in Kent.
Jamie worked with the castle archivists to find unusual archive material around which to create 5 short graphic fiction scripts. The scripts were illustrated by experienced comic artists, and published by Nobrow Press in 2017.
Throughout the project Jamie was mentored by award winning graphic novelist, Karrie Fransman, and hosted several events and workshops. The book launched at a gallery exhibition of artwork created through the project, alongside the original historical items that inspired the stories, curated by Craig McCartney of Mr. Four Fingers art duo.
Find out more on the project website, www.acastleinengland.co.uk