Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Webinar with Executive Art Director Sasha Illingworth

Date(s) - 09/13/2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Learn about the process of working on picture books, graphic novels, middle grade and young adult novels from manuscript to finish with Sasha Illingworth, an Executive Art Director with Little Brown. Sasha will also give include for self-promotion, looking for work outside just picture book illustration, and creating a strong portfolio – which will definitely interest anyone signing up for the Fall Conference Portfolio Showcase.

But wait! There’s more! Sasha will also be conducting one-on-one portfolio critiques after the webinar. Critiques last 20 minutes each. So sign up now, bring your best work, and learn how to make it even better!



Sasha Illingworth is an Executive Art Director at Little Brown Books for Young Readers, a division of Hachette Book Group. Sasha leads a team of designers tin the creation of book covers, jackets and interiors for a range of formats including picture books, graphic novels, chapter books and middle and young adult novels. She has designed and art directed a range of New York Times bestselling books such as, Thank You, Omu by Oge Mora, which won a Caldecott Honor, the Coretta Scott King Steptoe Award for best new illustrator and the Jack Keats Book Award for illustrations, Malala’s Magic Pencil, Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel and Chris Colfer’s A Tale of Magic.