Are you an artist or illustrator? If so, we are looking for you! Presently, Del Alma Publications is looking for quality work from illustrators for our children’s books as well as for cover art for poetry, nonfiction and young adult novels, among other genres. We are open to seeing work from professional illustrators and artists at all levels of experience. Our books are written for and are about Hispanic people. We specialize in bicultural books. Our goal is to produce quality and culturally relevant material for children, young adults, and educators of bilingual, bicultural, educational settings. We are also very interested in illustrators whose cultural, ethnic, or racial background support their knowledge of diverse cultures. Illustrators who have worked in other fields and are interested in illustrating books are also welcome. Please see below for more information.
Guidelines for Illustrators
Please send a resume and/or cover letter as well as color copies, tear sheets, or other non-returnable illustration samples. We are very interested in samples that feature Hispanic people especially children, and it must show an ability to consistently illustrate characters over many scenes. Please include web address for illustrator Web site with additional samples of your work, if applicable (This is not a requirement, however.)
PLEASE SEND ALL SUBMISSIONS TO: Creative Director, Del Alma Publications, LLC, 18607 Park Harbor Drive, Houston, TX 77084. If you require confirmation of delivery, please send the submission with a U.S. Postal Service Return Receipt.