Ebony Flowers

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Ebony Flowers speaking at the Small Press Expo in November 2019.

Ebony Victoria Flowers is an American prose writer[1] and cartoonist[2] who lives in Denver.[3] Flowers authored the graphic novel, Hot Comb, which contains several short story comics that are a mix of autobiographical and fiction.[3][4][5][6] She has been published in The Paris Review[7], The New York Times[8][9] and The New Yorker[10].

Accolades[edit]

Flowers is a recipient of the 2017 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Awards,[11][12] won the 2020 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Graphic Novel for Hot Comb[13], and won the 2020 Eisner Award for Best Short Story for "Hot Comb."[14]

Education[edit]

Flowers received her B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park (2002) in Applied Biological Anthropology, her M.S. and her 2017 PhD (titled 'DrawBridge' ) from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Curriculum and Instruction.[15][16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spring 2016 Contributors". Nashville Review. 2016-03-12. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  2. ^ "Shannon O'Circle Part One". Nashville Review. 2016-03-28. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  3. ^ a b Bohlen, Teague (2019-06-18). "Denver's Ebony Flowers Debuts Graphic Novel Hot Comb". Westword. Retrieved 2020-01-04.
  4. ^ "DQHQ PR: Hot Comb by Ebony Flowers in Spring 2019". Drawn & Quarterly. 2018-05-08. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  5. ^ "'Little Lulu' Headlines Drawn & Quarterly's Spring 2019 Releases". Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  6. ^ "D+Q announces 2019 releases at SDCC". Wow Cool. 2018-07-20. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  7. ^ Flowers, Ebony (2019-07-24). "My Lil Sister Lena". The Paris Review. Retrieved 2021-03-16.
  8. ^ Flowers, Ebony (2020-09-08). "When Summer Reading Could Win You a Trophy". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-03-16.
  9. ^ Flowers, Ebony (2020-05-08). "My Last Encounter With Pandemic Parenting". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-03-16.
  10. ^ Flowers, Ebony. "Lines". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2021-03-16.
  11. ^ "The Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Awards 2017". www.ronajaffefoundation.org.
  12. ^ "Ebony Flowers receives 2017 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award". Wisconsin Alumni Association. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  13. ^ "SPX 2020 Ignatz Nominees | SPX: The Small Press Expo". Retrieved 2021-03-16.
  14. ^ Comic-Con 2020 Eisner Award Winners Announced, by Jamie Lovett, at ComicBook.com; published July 25, 2020 retrieved July 25, 2020
  15. ^ "DrawBridge". ProQuest. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  16. ^ Flowers, Ebony Victoria (8 August 2018). "DrawBridge" – via Open WorldCat.

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