Carrie O’Neill (she/her) writes and illustrates picture books in Olympia, Washington. Her illustrations have been recognized by Kirkus, The Society of Illustrators LA, and The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Clients include Little Bigfoot, Sleeping Bear Press, and Ladybug Magazine. She works in both digital and traditional media, incorporating handmade textures in gouache and ink into her illustrations. She is currently working on a graphic memoir about growing up in the 1980’s, learning to navigate what it means to be a girl—and a woman—in the shadow of second wave feminism.