Emily Flake

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Emily S. Flake (born June 16, 1977)[1] is an American cartoonist and illustrator. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Time and many other publications. Her weekly comic strip Lulu Eightball has appeared in numerous alternative newsweeklies since 2002.[2]

Personal life

Flake was born in Manchester, Connecticut. She now lives in Brooklyn, New York.


In 2007, Flake won a Prism Award for her book These Things Ain't Gonna Smoke Themselves.


  • Lulu Eightball (Atomic Book Company, 2006)
  • These Things Ain't Gonna Smoke Themselves: A Love/Hate/Love/Hate/Love Letter to a Very Bad Habit (Bloomsbury, 2007)
  • Lulu Eightball Volume 2 (Atomic Book Company, 2009)
  • Mama Tried: Dispatches from the Seamy Underbelly of Modern Parenting (Grand Central Publishing, 2015)


  1. ^ "Goodreads author page for Emily Flake". goodreads.com. 
  2. ^ "Lulu". Emily Flake. 

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