Madeleine Rosca

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Madeleine Rosca
Born Madeleine Bensley
Nationality Australian
Area(s) Writer, Artist
Awards International Manga Award

Madeleine Rosca (born Madeleine Bensley; 1977) is an Australian artist and author.


She grew up in country Victoria and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts from Monash University. She also received qualifications from Swinburne University (multimedia) and the University of Tasmania (information management). She currently resides in Hobart, Tasmania.[1] Madeleine Rosca is best known for her all-ages manga, Hollow Fields, which is published by Seven Seas Entertainment. She was singled out for special mention in a November 2007 article in Wired (magazine) on the history of manga in America.[2]


Rosca has published three volumes on her award-winning series Hollow Fields, and two volumes of the series called Clockwork Sky.


Rosca was one of four winners presented with Japan's inaugural "International Manga Award" for her work on Hollow Fields.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Hollow Fields In-Depth with Madeleine Rosca". Retrieved September 11, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Jason Thompson, 'How Manga Conquered the U.S., a Graphic Guide to Japan's Coolest Export', Wired 15.11.". Retrieved November 6, 2007. 
  3. ^ "SEVEN SEAS ARTIST WINS INTERNATIONAL MANGA AWARD". Retrieved September 11, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Aussie named in Japanese manga awards". Archived from the original on July 7, 2007. Retrieved September 12, 2007. 

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