Podcast interviews with illustrators

Listen to in-depth interviews about the joys and struggles of children’s book illustrators.

Find your favorite picture book illustrator below.

Jess X. Snow

Jess X. Snow

Jess X. Snow is a Chinese-Canadian film director, cinematographer, public artist, illustrator, and poet currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Jess is working to build a future where migrants and people of color see themselves as heroes on the big screen, city walls, and pages of children’s books.

Ebony Glenn

Ebony Glenn

Ebony Glenn is an Atlanta based illustrator who enjoys bringing stories to life with whimsical imagery.

Ella Okstad

Ella Okstad

Ella Okstad is a Norwegian illustrator whose invisible cats, silly monsters and hidden unicorns have traveled the world.

Holly Hatam

Holly Hatam

Holly Hatam is an illustrator whose art always makes me smile and whose books inspire me. She lives in Whitby, Ontario.

Joe Bluhm

Joe Bluhm

Joe Bluhm is an artist, designer, writer, and director who has illustrated a New York Times-bestselling picture book.

Stevie Lewis

Stevie Lewis

Stevie Lewis is an illustrator who has been living on the road in a van (she mostly built out herself!) for the past three years, furthering her passion art and the outdoors.

Joe Sutphin

Joe Sutphin

Joe Sutphin illustrated the NY Times Bestselling novel Word of Mouse by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein, Dr. Critchlore’s School for Minions by Sheila Grau and Raffie On The Run by Jacqueline Resnick.

Weyant & Gehl

Weyant & Gehl

Author Laura Gehl and the illustrated Christopher Weyant talk about their book My Pillow Keeps Moving.

Catia Chien

Catia Chien

Catia Chien is an award-winning children’s book illustrator from Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is currently working in New York City. She graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California in 2004.

Vanessa Brantley Newton

Vanessa Brantley Newton

Vanessa Brantley Newton is a diversity expert and storyteller whose illustrated many books for young readers, including Mary Had a Little Glam.