ABOUT LAURENT LINN
Laurent Linn, Art Director at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, collaborates on picture books, middle grade, and teen novels with both celebrated and new illustrators and writers. He is also the author/illustrator of the critically acclaimed young adult novel,
Laurent is on the SCBWI Advisory Council, with a main focus of helping create programs for illustrators. He is also the Artistic Advisor for the annual Original Art exhibit at the Society of Illustrators in New York.
Laurent began his career as a puppet designer/builder in Jim Henson’s Muppet Workshop, creating characters for productions including the Sesame Street Muppets, winning an Emmy Award.and films, and eventually becoming the Creative Director for the