Instructions for Illustrators


Submission Guidelines: 

Strive Publishing is looking for artists from the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota area. This is an immediate need for a Work for Hire illustrator who can show the stories in our children’s picture books. We would love to partner with you to bring our stories to life, and to help you build your portfolio. 



What to include: 

Cover letter with –

  • Full name
  • Mailing address, telephone number, and email address
  • Brief bio with experience and background information relevant illustrating
  • Samples of your work and/or link to your artist website/online portfolio

If you are interested in working with us please email us at with “Illustrator” in the subject line.