A Diverse group of award-winning illustrators & authors creating across many industries.

Submission Guidelines


*Please note: Lori Nowicki and Shadra Strickland are currently closed to submissions*

As of April 2021, we are accepting illustrator and author-illustrator submissions ONLY.

We regret that, due to the volume of submissions received, we are unable to respond to every query. We will reply within four weeks if we are interested in your submission.

Please do not call regarding submissions.  Any packages sent to Painted Words will be returned unopened.


Illustrators and Author-Illustrators

Please send a link to your website or portfolio to submissions [at] painted-words. com. If including an attachment, please make sure the file is no larger than 5 MB.