Emily Flake

Cartoonist, Illustrator


Emily Flake is a cartoonist, writer, illustrator, and performer living in Brooklyn NY. Her work appears regularly in the New Yorker, as well as the Nib, MAD, and other fine (or fine-ish) publications. She is the author and illustrator of Mama Tried: Dispatches From the Seamy Underbelly of Modern Parenting, a book of cartoons and essays about parenthood. She co-hosts a quarterly parenting-themed comedy show with NPR host Ophira Eisenberg; the title of the show is not printable in a family publication, but rhymes with Mittshow.




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