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About Sophie E Tallis - Artist

Sophie E Tallis is an illustrator, artist and author from Bristol. Her illustrated novel, epic fantasy, White Mountain, was published by BFS Award winning publisher, Grimbold Books, who also published the acclaimed anthology, Fight Like A Girl, which features one of her short stories, Silent Running. Grimbold Books has also published two White Mountain related short novellas, A Friendship Forged and The Siege of Kallorm in ebook form. Sophie has been a practising fine artist for over 20 years and a professional freelance illustrator for the last 10 years working for HarperCollins and Penguin Random House among others and has been an Artist-in-Residence for Oxford University. Sophie has also been shortlisted for the 2018 and 2019 British Fantasy Awards (BFS) in the Best Artist category. The book 'Orchard: A Year in England's Eden', published by HarperCollins in 2020, which Sophie did the map for, won the prestigious Richard Jefferies & White Horse Literary Prize for best Nature book of 2020!