Short Story Illustration Services

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Tess

Tess

New York, NY, USA

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


Work experience:

  • TessLockey Illustrations

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration

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

Anthony

Anthony

New York, NY, USA

Award winning book cover illustrator specializing in Fantasy and Sci-fi. Clients include Fantasy Flight Games, Palladium Books and more.


Work experience:

  • Dustin Yellin Studios
  • Self-employed

Services: Design design Illustration illustration

Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Short Story, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Classics, Science Fiction

Maki

Maki

New York, NY, USA

Japanese award-winning illustrator based in NY. Old-school painter/drawing artist specializing in editorial and middle-grader books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design design Illustration illustration

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Nature, Travel, Writing & Publishing, Children's, Short Story

Phoebe

Phoebe

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Award-winning illustrator from Middle Earth. Past clients include Penguin Books and Allen & Unwin


Work experience:

  • Penguin Books NZ

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Short Story, Social & Family Issues, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Nature

Hokyoung

Hokyoung

New York, United States

I am an illustrator interested in making images with strong moods and narratives.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design design Illustration illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Classics, Mystery & Crime, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Story

Lauren

Lauren

New York, United States

You can, and should, judge a book by it's cover.


Work experience:

  • Little, Brown and Co.
  • St. Martin's Press

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration Typography typography Book Interior Design book-interior-design

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, Anthologies, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Photography

Kate

Kate

Vancouver, WA, USA

I specialize in narrative artwork with a focus on lifestyle, travel and food illustration with bold colors and clever attention to detail


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Travel, Non-Fiction, Short Story, Architecture, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Home & Garden, Nature, Biographies & Memoirs

Larsson

Larsson

New York, NY, USA

Book Designer and Illustrator specializing in Children's Publishing. Currently at Candlewick Press.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Self-employed
  • Candlewick Press

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration Typography typography Book Interior Design book-interior-design

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Literary Fiction, Short Story, Themes & Motifs, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

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Hire the best short story book illustrators


Short story collections are usually various in themes and settings, and choosing a motif to highlight on the cover is not always easy. So why not hire a book illustrator to help you brainstorm and create a captivating illustrated cover?


An experienced short story book illustrator knows the taste of short story readers, i.e. people who enjoy symbols with deeper meanings that they get to untangle themselves. The right illustrator will elevate the themes you so carefully explored in your writing and make your short story collection stand apart on a shelf.


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