Get a Leg Up on Being a New Yorker Cartoonist

Howdy. I’m Emma Allen, and I take it you want to be a New Yorker cartoonist.

Before you uncap that pen or dip your quill in the blood of your frenemies, you might want to take these cartooning tips and tricks into account. Or not! Who am I to tell you what to do?

Oh, right, I’m the cartoon editor of The New Yorker.

Emma Allen reveals some secrets to getting her to give your submissions an “O.K.”

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