Robyn Smith 11F
Robyn Smith (she/her) is a Jamaican cartoonist known for her mini-comic The Saddest Angriest Black Girl in Town, illustrating DC Comics' Nubia: Real One (written by L.L. McKinney), and Black Josei Press' Wash Day (written by Jamila Rowser). She has an M.F.A. from the Center for Cartoon Studies and has worked on comics for College Humor, The Nib, and Nike. She loves cake and cats and holds onto dreams of returning home to the ocean.
Robyn worked at the Cultural Center at Hampshire for three years, and her studies focused on the representation of race, class, and gender in media. Her Div III consisted of an essay and gallery show, titled “Dismantling Imperia: Reimagining the Super Hero,” a project focused on critically and creatively decentering whiteness as a standard of heroism.
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Photo by Danielle Jefferson 10F.
Robyn shares advice for young writers