Poetry Illustration Services

Hire top freelance poetry book illustration professionals on Reedsy. Give your book beautiful illustrations in three easy steps: sign up, upload your project brief, and request quotes from professionals of your choice!

Brianna

Brianna

New York, United States

I'm a freelance book cover designer and illustrator with nearly a decade of in-house experience at a top publishing house.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Travel, Poetry, Historical Fiction, Music, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Sports & Outdoors, Thriller & Suspense

Karoll

Karoll

Miami Beach, FL, USA

Painter, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, hunter of nocturnal muses, avid reader, music lover and addicted to bitter coffee.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Poetry, Psychology

Stephanie

Stephanie

Baltimore, MD, USA

Cover design + interior design all in one place from an illustrator with 10+ years experience. I love books and can't wait to read yours :)


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Poetry

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

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

Camila

Camila

San Francisco, CA, USA

Book nerd, professional designer and emerging illustrator. Ready to breathe more life into your tales?


Work experience:

  • SuperDataScience
  • Human Made
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Coming of Age, Poetry, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction, Sex & Relationships

Tess

Tess

New York, NY, USA

I help authors stand out with bold colors and delightful illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Travel, Comics & Graphic Novels, Inspirational

Jillian

Jillian

Chicago, IL, USA

Versatile book designer with a love of map-making, custom page layout, and beautiful gift packaging.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Business & Management, Parenting & Families, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Calendars, Humor & Comedy

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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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