Ellie Fortune is an author & illustrator based in Colorado. Her picture book, THE GREEN DUCKLING, swept Carey away with its whimsical prose and gorgeous art. You'll be able to learn more about this story soon.
Cindy Grace Lamug
Cindy Grace Lamug is an author & illustrator with stunning and important picture book manuscripts. Carey loved the emotional journey her books take readers on, as well as her wonderful art style. Her debut picturebook, THE WALKING NIPA HUT that highlights one of Philippines' greatest traditions "Bayanihan" through the perspective of the nipa hut, is out on sub.
Jyn is a picture book and middle-grade fiction writer. She loves crafting stories that are emotional, educational, and fun. Carey can't wait to help Jyn along with her whole career and connect her neurodivergent characters with their readers. Her debut picture book, PAPA & THE MOUNTAIN, is ready to find it's publishing home.
Tangi is Caribbean-Canadian author & illustrator based in LA who uses her art to uplift stories from her culture. Her work has been featured with clients such as Disney, Universal Pictures, DC Studios, and Fisher Price. Her debut picture book, PRINCESS PEPONI AND A SPOONFUL OF MOON, is out on sub right now.
Jude Lee Baet
Jude crafts emotional stories centered on mental health and the human experience that will have you sobbing late at night as you finally reach the end. Her novel, TRUTH WITHOUT THE DARE, will be on submission shortly.