Short Story Illustration Services

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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 Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Management, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, History, Historical Fiction, Anthologies, Holiday, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Mystery & Crime, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Thriller & Suspense, Economics, Design, Photography, Architecture

Zoe

Zoe

Belmont, NC, USA

I specialize in illustration for children's picture books, chapter books, and character design. Open to book cover projects as well.


Work experience:

  • Good Dharma Design, LLC

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Short Story, Poetry, Education & Reference

Ashley

Ashley

Chicago, IL, USA

You need a unique, bold book cover that inspires people to click "buy." I need authors who are ready to take a creative leap. Message me.


Work experience:

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

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Poetry, Classics, LGBTQ Fiction, Short Story, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels

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 Illustration

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

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 Cover Design Illustration Typography 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

Mike

Mike

Walnut, CA, USA

Freelance Illustrator specializing in children’s books and character design who loves to tell stories that will make you laugh!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Humor & Comedy, Action & Adventure, Classics, Short Story

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 Illustration

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

Michelle

Michelle

University Park, MD, USA

I am an illustrator and animator specializing in YA and Middle Grade book cover illustration.


Work experience:

  • Michelle Kondrich Illustration

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Short Story, Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Anthologies, Business & Management, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Education & Reference, Parenting & Families

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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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