Talent – Awareness – Planet – Imagination – Respect

Claudia Rueda

New York Times Bestselling Picturebook Illustrator

Katie Benn

Multidisciplinary Artist

George Masters

Crime Writer

Lars Lichtenfeld

Author of Cold War Alternative History Trilogy Able Archer

Liz Amini-Holmes

Award-Winning Picture Book Illustrator

Mark Cordell Holmes

Author of the YA series Maddie and the Lamp

Christy Jordan-Fenton

Author of picture books, short stories and the novel Horse Shit, Stilettos, and Rosin

Jang Lee

LA based visual storyteller; creator of the picture book Chrysanthemum

Mia Hanak

Climate activist superhero come YA Cli-Fi novelist.

David Slonim

David Slonim is a prolific children’s book author and illustrator, creator of the cult picture book He Came with the Couch

ken davenport

Ken Davenport is an entrepreneur and novelist based in San Diego, California.

david starfas

David Starfas is an author illustrator who lives in San Francisco.

maggie rudy

Maggie Rudy has been making creatures and their worlds from felt and salvaged materials for 25 years.  She began photographing them to illustrate her picture books in 2011.  She lives in Portland, Oregon.

I would never write in response to what I believe the public wanted or needed”.
Don DeLillo