I’m Shazleen Khan – I’m an Illustrator, Writer and Designer based in London. I specialize in narrative and sequential art aimed at both YA and adult readers. I’m always looking for exciting new projects to work on; feel free to contact me if you’d think we could work together!


Shazleen Khan began self-publishing her graphic novel work in 2011 and has since gone on achieve a First Class Bachelors degree with honours in Illustration, as well as a Master’s in Children’s Books and Graphic Novels. Shazleen currently works as a Freelance Illustrator and Academic Assistant at Middlesex University while continuing to self publish her own work. 

Her previous clients include the BBC, TimeOut, the RAF and The Poetry Society.

Her work has also been published by BHP, 404 Ink, Sweatdrop Studios, Neo Magazine and MCM Comicon.



Winner of the Broken Frontier Award for Best Webcomic 2019

Longlisted for Folio Society and House of Illustration Book competition 2018

Shortlisted for Bridgeman Studio Award 2017


Neither Here, Nor There, The Foundry, London. 26th July-30th September 2018.

There and Back Again, Espacio Gallery, London. 29th August-3rd September 2017

D&AD Newblood, Truman Brewery, London. 4th-6th July 2017

Free Range, Truman Brewery, London. 16th-19th June 2017

Beginnings and Endings, Poetry Cafe, London. 8th February-12th March 2016

London Books, Poetry Cafe, London. 2nd February-1st March 2015