Michelle Rodes is an author/illustrator in Walnut Creek, CA. She studied art at the Richmond College in London, and got her MFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. She was the children’s book supervisor for Barnes and Noble, where she hosted authors and created events. She won a Portfolio Award in 2019 at SCBWI Spring Spirit in Davis, CA. Michelle is currently working on picture books and is seeking agent representation.
Michelle is an avid SCBWI member, regularly attends conferences and has been a volunteer for her local chapter. She has been in an author/illustrator critique group for the last two years. She is also a member of Storyteller Academy, 12×12, and Society of Visual Storytellers.