Emilie Plateau

Artist & Scriptwriter

After studying the fine arts in Montpellier, Emilie Plateau moved to Brussels, where she started her career as a comics author and illustrator, at first creating personal fanzines and later working for publishing houses like 6 Pieds Sous Terre (Comme un plateau, 2012, and De l'autre côté à Montréal, 2014) and Misma (Moi non plus, 2015). In 2019 she has continued her breakthrough, publishing with Dargaud a graphic novel adaptation of Tania de Montaigne’s book Noire, la vie méconnue de Claudette Colvin (Colored: The Unsung Life of Claudette Colvin, Europe Comics). She also publishes children’s books and works for the press, and participates in many comics collectives.

Country of origin: France Europe Comics Publisher: Dargaud (France)