Ebony Flowers was born and raised in Maryland. She holds a BA in Biological Anthropology from the University of Maryland College Park and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she wrote her dissertation as a comic (mostly). Ebony is a 2017 Rona Jaffe Award recipient. She lives in Denver, CO. Hot Comb is her first collection of short stories published by Drawn & Quarterly.
See her at SPX in the White Oak Room on Saturday, September 14th at 3:00 pm in a panel titled “Image, Activism, and Autobiography.”