TAPIR

Talent – Awareness – Planet – Imagination – Respect


Claudia Rueda

New York Times Bestselling Picturebook Illustrator

Katie Benn

Multidisciplinary Artist

George Masters

Crime Writer

Liz Amini-Holmes

Award-Winning Picture Book Illustrator

mia hanak

Climate change warrior working on a YA Cli-Fi series

DAVID STARFAS

Children’s book author and illustrator based in San Francisco

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.

maggie rudy

Author and illustrator of City Mouse, Country Mouse

Jang Lee

LA based visual storyteller; creator of the picture book Chrysanthemum

David slonim

Author and illustrator of He Came with the Couch

ken davenport

Thriller writer



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