Elizabeth Dulemba

     Elizabeth (aka "e") is an award-winning author, illustrator, teacher, blogger, and speaker (including TED). She has over two-dozen books to her credit, including her debut novel, A Bird on Water Street, winner of 13 literary awards, including Georgia Author of the Year, and her most recent picture book as illustrator Crow Not Crow written by New York Times Best-selling author, Jane Yolen, and Adam Stemple.
     e has a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, an MFA in Illustration (with Distinction) from the University of Edinburgh, and is currently a PhD Researcher in Children's Literature at the University of Glasgow (Scotland) where she is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the School of Education. In the summers she travels to Roanoke, Virginia where she is Visiting Associate Professor at Hollins University in the MFA in Writing and Illustrating Children's Books low-residency program. There, she teaches Picture Book Design and Beginning and Advanced Photoshop™. She also taught Illustration at the University of Georgia, and writing and illustration courses at various locations throughout the US and UK.
     e spent several years as Illustrator Coordinator for the US southern region of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and as a Board Member for the Georgia Center for the Book. Through these roles she created annual Illustrator's Day conferences, gallery shows, regional and state-wide awards, and scholarship programs, connecting the local community and helping hundreds of up-and-coming creatives.
     Prior to her career in children's literature, e spent over a decade as a corporate Art Director and in-house illustrator for packaging, apparel, and communications firms.
     She grew up in the American south but now lives in Edinburgh, Scotland with her husband, Stan. Sign up for e's news to read author/illustrator interviews, download free giveaways, and follow e's adventures.

     All Artwork © Elizabeth O. Dulemba -  Y'all play nice, Okay?