Miriam Libicki was born in Columbus, Ohio. After living in Jerusalem and Seattle, Washington, she is now based in Vancouver, BC. She completed her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts at Emily Carr University in 2006, where she currently teaches a class on graphic memoir. She is the creator of the comic series jobnik!, and the drawn essays “Towards a Hot Jew,” “ceasefire, fierce ease,” and “Jewish Memoir Goes Pow! Zap! Oy!” (published in The Jewish Graphic Novel: Critical Approaches, Rutgers University Press, December 2008).