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Speaker Frankfurter Buchmesse

Shamisa Debroey

Illustrator & Comic Artist

Shamisa Debroey graduated in 2011 from Sint Lukas Brussels with her first graphic novel ‘Verdwaald’, which was published by Oog&Blik/De Bezige Bij. The novel was well-received by Focus Knack, De Morgen and De Standaard. Since then she has won the African Artist Award and the Up-and-coming-talent Award from deAuteurs. She is currently working as a freelance artist, curator and art organizer for clients including Apple, NRC Handelsblad, Vooruit and many more. Shamisa developed both the story and illustrations for her first inclusive story, ‘The Very Best Invention in the Whole Wide World’, which was published in 2021. in a new window)