ABOUT MAPLE LAM
MAPLE LAM loves creating characters and constructing worlds around them. She moved from Hong Kong to Los Angeles at age 11, bringing with her boxes of art tools, sketchpads, and a mini library of storybooks. After graduating from University of California, Irvine with a studio art degree, she worked as a designer by day but filled her sketchpads by night.In 2012, Maple started pursuing her dream as a full-time illustrator. She joined SCBWI and became a SCBWI Bulletin Artspot Featured Artist. She won the SCBWI Illustrator Mentorship Award the same year. Her fabulous mentors and talented fellow mentees continue to help her grow as a visual storyteller.Maple draws and writes stories everyday, and her mini library of storybooks continues to expand one shelf at a time.