Corinna Luyken lives with her husband and daughter in Olympia, WA.  
THE BOOK OF MISTAKES is her first book— an idea that would be nothing
without her many, many mistakes.

Frequently Asked Questions:
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For book illustration inquiries please contact Steven Malk of Writers House:

Writers House Art



The Book of Mistakes, summer 2017, DIAL Books For Young Readers.

Weird Little Robots, 2019, written by Carolyn Crimi, Candlewick Press.

Awards include:

2015 Don Freedman Work In Progress Grant: For 'my heart, my heart', SCBWI International.

2015 Portfolio Showcase Award: SCBWI International Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

2015 Grand Prize Winner: SCBWI WWA Portfolio Showcase. SCBWI Western WA Conference, Seattle, WA.

2014 Second Runner-up: SCBWI WWA Juried Portfolio Show. SCBWI Western WA Conference, Seattle, WA.

2013 Illustration Portfolio Mentee Award: SCBWI Inernational Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

2000 Poetry Fellow: Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell University, PA.

1999 Student Scholarship Award: Breadloaf Writers Conference, Ripton, VT.



Some of Corinna's paintings can be seen on the set of the Universal Pictures film Baby Mama.