Jennifer Hayden

Johanna Lawshea

Jennifer Hayden came to comics from fiction-writing and children’s book illustration. Her first collection of comics, Underwire, was excerpted in the Best American Comics of 2013. Her work has appeared in various anthologies and she posts two strips on the web: S’Crapbook at and her diary comic, Rushes, at the Jennifer Hayden’s a graphic novel about her life and her experience with breast cancer is the aptly named The Story of My Tits (Top Shelf Productions). In its starred review, Publisher Weekly writes, “Truly moving. Hayden has created a heartfelt and often hilarious tribute to her life—and to the resilience of women everywhere.”