Julianne Black has authored and illustrated over a dozen children’s books, including the Augmented Reality enhanced Sleep Sweet, exhibited at BookExpo 2017 in NYC and being used nationwide in children’s hospitals for relaxation and distraction therapy.
She is also a also a children's literacy fanatic and created and developed BookTurnip.com a blog dedicated to promoting new releases and special author interviews. The platform helps celebrate and promote creativity and originality in the children's book market.
The recipient of multiple awards for writing and artwork, most recently the 2017 Jack London Award from the California Writers Club, her work as an internationally recognized graphic designer and digital/print promotion specialist has earned her to opportunity to work with clients including Sears, Mitsubishi, Fujitsu, and Quebec’s Place Des Arts and can be viewed worldwide.
Her art has been published several years in a row in ComicCon International’s Souvenir Book, Art 278, Story Monsters Ink Magazine, and multiple travel and trade publications.