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Robin Ha (She/her) is a Korean American cartoonist based in Washington DC. She is the author and the illustrator of Almost American Girl, a 2021 Walter Award honoree memoir, and Cook Korean!: A Comic Book With Recipes, a New York Times bestselling cookbook graphic novel. Robin grew up in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to the United States at age fourteen. After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design, she moved to New York City and worked in the fashion industry for several years before diving into comics. Her work has been published in independent comics anthologies as well as in the pages of Marvel Comics and Heavy Metal Magazine.


Robin has been an avid reader of comics since she was introduced to them by her mother as a young girl. She strives to make comics that are entertaining and also empowering the readers to become more accepting of themselves and others.

Robin is currently working on her third graphic novel inspired by the Korean folklore of Gumiho.


For her upcoming events and news, please follow her on Instagram.


For any inquiries, please contact Robin here


Interview/ Podcasts / Reviews


The Bitch Media

The Comics Beat

The Nerd Of Color

The Kirkus Review

Shift Drink Podcast Ep 81

Full Service Radio Ep 151

Great Day Washington


NBC 4 Washington


The Splendid Table


NPR: All Things Considered


World's Affairs Council of Atlanta


The Lady Cast


SPX Tasty Comics Panel


NPR: The Salt


My Domaine


Clever Cookstr


Paste Magazine


The Washington Post