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 2004.

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


  • 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)


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


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