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Erin McGuire-Thompson

Artist

Erin McGuire-Thompson creates illustrations for children's books as well as
lively designs for textiles and accessories. Erin is currently writing and illustrating several of her own picture books. She has been accepted into the 2022-2023 class of the Author Academy program at The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning (Lexington, KY) where she will work with a published mentor to develop and polish her writing projects to be submitted for representation and publication as an author/illustrator. Her work can be seen in a series of children's books by Christine Elizabeth Herren (A Little Hippo Finds a Forever Home 2022 and The Eileen Series 2019). She also has pieces in personal collections from Kentucky to Maine. She is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She lives in Lexington, KY with her husband and her two dogs.