Editor and author, Leila Sales, talks to Giuseppe Castellano about her editing days at Viking; the role of an editor; how her writing process is “probably not great”; what inspired her book, If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say; and why cancel culture needs to be canceled.Read More
Multi-award-winning children’s book art director, Jim Hoover, answers questions submitted to Giuseppe Castellano from our newsletter subscribers.
Among other topics, they cover: postcards, portfolios, websites, social media, digital vs. traditional methods, and style.Read More
Multi-award-winning children’s book art director, Jim Hoover, talks to Giuseppe Castellano about his failed attempt at working for The Simpsons; what it’s like to talk to Maurice Sendak and Hilary Knight on the phone; how he finds illustrators; and why he never wants to hear, “Are we married to this illustrator”.Read More
Mark Mills, founder of Plum Pudding—one of the world’s leading children’s illustration agencies, talks to Giuseppe Castellano about the origin of his agency; how art schools (and other agencies) are taking advantage of artists; and why every illustrator who submits to Plum Pudding for representation gets a reply. “Every one.”Read More