Hi there. I'm Emily. I'm a cartoonist and illustrator. Welcome to my website.
I live in Brooklyn, NY, with my husband, our daughter, and a small orange cat.
My illustration work has been in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Globe and Mail, Newsweek, and lots and lots of other places.
I make cartoons for The New Yorker, mostly, but also sometimes MAD Magazine, the New Statesman, and other places. I had a weekly strip called Lulu Eightball that carried the jokes that are too vulgar for grown-up publications and too racy for MAD, back when alt-weeklies were strong and we were young.
I wrote and drew a book called These Things Ain't Gonna Smoke Themselves (Bloomsbury USA). I also wrote and drew a book of cartoons and essays called Mama Tried. It is about parenting and was published by Grand Central Publishing. You can buy it here.
I also perform, using the magic of PowerPoint and/or markers, for adults and children. I co-host a quarterly-ish comedy show called Shitshow with NPR's Ophira Eisenberg; it's comedy about parenting, and yes I'm really milking the whole being-a-mom thing.
The links on this site will tell you more about all of this, as well as how to get in touch with me, which I hope you do.