• Sarah Baker is the Associate Executive Director of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. In addition to guiding the organization with executive director, Lin Oliver, Sarah runs all programs and benefits for illustrator members, and art directs all SCBWI publications. Before coming to the SCBWI eight years ago, Sarah designed children’s books at Penguin Young Readers Group. She graduated from UCSB with a focus in fine art, and currently lives, illustrates, and throws pottery in sunny Los Angeles with her husband and two young daughters.


  • I love to illustrate with quill and ink, pencil, gouache, and photoshop. I find inspiration in my daughters, childhood memories, the nature all around Los Angeles, and all the illustrators and friends I meet through SCBWI.