Poetry Illustration Services

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Kelly

Kelly

Wilmington, DE, United States

I love how good design can complete a writer's vision and make it engaging. Fantasy, thrillers, historical and fiction really get me going.


Work experience:

  • Four Dog Creative
  • Delaware Today
  • Delaware Bride
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Poetry, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, New Adult

jon

jon

Cleveland, OH, USA

Freelance illustrator based in the Mid West. I've been creating imagery for all sorts of projects and industries for over a decade.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Psychology, Classics, Literary Fiction, Poetry

Alix

Alix

New York, NY, USA

Award-winning artist, illustrator, and designer with over 12 years of experience. Clients include NYT, Electric Lit, Pop-up Magazine, CNN.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • New York Center for Book Arts
  • Radical Media

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Classics, Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Nature, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Poetry, Themes & Motifs, Anthologies, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences

Peter

Peter

Milledgeville, GA, USA

I'm an award-winning designer specializing in book covers, with Simon & Schuster, The New Yorker, Forbes, and Gourmet among clients.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Classics, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Historical Fiction, Poetry, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Ashley

Ashley

Chicago, IL, USA

Hi Authors I'm a designer and illustrator, who has created over 45 bold covers across genres for as many happy authors. Excited to meet you.


Work experience:

  • Write Bloody Publishing
  • NPR - Austin, TX
  • Gap Online
  • Ladders
  • Democratic National Committee
  • Bully Pulpit Interactive

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Poetry, LGBTQ Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Mystery & Crime

Terry

Terry

New York, NY, USA

Award-winning Illustrator/Designer with a flair for creating impactful, conceptually driven imagery.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: African American Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Poetry, Young Adult, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Inspirational, Religion & Spirituality, Thriller & Suspense

Leticia

Leticia

Portland, ME, USA

Professional illustrator covering the gamut from editorial to surface illustration, with over 25 years experience. Playful line, bold color.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Fiction, Calendars, Nature, Home & Garden, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Holiday

Patrick

Patrick

Eustis, FL, USA

An award winning picture book illustrator, I'll create eye catching images that invite readers into your story and make them want to stay.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • PRC Engineering

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Young Adult, Short Story, Time Travel, Science Fiction, Poetry, Humor & Comedy, Holiday

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Hire the best poetry book illustrators


If you're interested in bringing your poetry to life with a visual representation, you might want to hire a poetry book illustrator to add that extra pep to your anthology of verse. Of course, most poets might argue that their job is to paint a vivid picture using just words — but some (more adventurous) writers might want to see what an artist can bring to the table.


To get world-class imagery to accompany your poetry, head over to Reedsy's marketplace. There you'll find over 100 poetry book illustrators with various styles and backgrounds. You can browse through their portfolios to discover the perfect aesthetic to match your poetry — and when you're ready to reach out, you can request a quote with the click of a button. Sign up for your free Reedsy account to get started today.

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