Emily Bowen Cohen

Feb 4, 2022

Emily Bowen Cohen is an artist, writer and enrolled member of the Muskogee (Creek) Nation. She grew up in rural Oklahoma, the daughter of a Native American man and a Jewish woman. 

Today, she draws comics based on her experiences as a Jewish person of color. Her work won a WORD grant, an artist award sponsored by American Jewish University, in 2016. Emily’s graphic essays have appeared in Paper Brigade, a literary journal curated by the Jewish Book Council, in 2017 and 2020. Her first graphic novel, Two Tribes, will be published by HarperCollins in 2023. 

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