ABOUT LAURENT LINN
Laurent Linn is art director at Simon & Schuster
Books for Young Readers where he collaborates with both noted and new illustrators on picture books, middle grade, and teen novels. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors for SCBWI.
He began his career as a puppet designer and builder in Jim Henson’s Muppet Workshop, creating characters for various productions, including the Muppet Christmas Carol and Muppet Treasure Island films. With Henson over a decade, he worked primarily on Sesame Street, becoming the Creative Director for the Sesame Street Muppets, winning an Emmy Award.
Laurent is Artistic Advisor for the annual Original Art exhibit at the Society of Illustrators in New York.
He is also an author: look for his his illustrated YA novel, Draw the Line, available everywhere. DrawTheLineNovel.com