Spotlight on Matt Faulkner

Andrea Brown Literary Agency Featured Illustrator: June 2012

About Matt Faulkner

Award winning children's book author and illustrator Matt Faulkner graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a B.F.A in Graphic Design. With 34 illustrated books to his credit, Matt especially enjoys working on historical and fantastical projects.

Matt is currently finishing his first graphic novel Gaijin: American Prisoner of War which will be published in 2014 by Disney/Hyperion. His most recently published titles are the acclaimed author/illustrated picture book A Taste of Colored Water (S&S), and Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution (S&S) which was illustrated by Faulkner and written by Laurie Halse Anderson.

Matt is married to author and national speaker on early literacy Kris Remenar and lives with their 3 children in the lower right hand corner of Michigan. His website is You can see more of his work in his portfolio.

Matt Faulkner is represented by Jennifer Laughran. He is available for illustration projects, covers, and spot illustration. Contact Jennifer at

About Andrea Brown Literary Agency

Andrea Brown Literary Agency represents the finest children's book writers and illustrators -- with projects ranging from board books to young adult novels. Based in California, the Andrea Brown Literary Agency is currently celebrating its 30th year.

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