June 2, 2020

In Solidarity

A Letter for Our Readers on #BlackOutTuesday

As stated in our mission, we are committed to bringing awareness to the societal inequities to develop socially conscious minds. With one story at a time, we hope to expose readers to different cultures and perspectives to compel them to offer themselves and simple gifts of kindness every day. We remain committed to this mission, especially for times like this.

George Flo...

December 4, 2019

Wildberry Ink would like to introduce you to our newest team members and book creators, Sarah Jaewon Lee & Sae Kim! We're currently working together on a new picture book where kids and adults can have a little bit of fun while learning Korean! We can't wait to share more details early 2020!

Sarah Jaewon Lee - Author

While having dinner with friends and family one evening, a friend jokingly asked her if she could write books for...

November 21, 2019

Wildberry Ink has some exciting news! We're committed to our mission and now inviting writers and illustrators to partner with us to expand our book offerings. In the coming months, we'll introduce some of our newest team members at Wildberry Ink. 

For authors and illustrators: We are currently accepting proposals and manuscripts for picture books. For book proposals, include a one-page cover letter giving a brief descript...

September 7, 2019

Hey Pinployees! Wildberry Ink will have a pop-up at your Pinterest Women Inspire conference!

January 2, 2019

Winter Melon Story brings together themes of time, patience and the Asian gourd, winter melon. In this picture book, it illustrates an example of sharing of family history, stories, and culture with friends. As a child that grew up with few books that showed an accurate representation of my Asian or Chinese & Chinese American heritage, I wanted to create a picture book that would help address the lack of diversity children's l...

October 12, 2018

With the Kidquake Literary Festival, I had the opportunity to lead the kids through an illustrator workshop at the San Francisco Public Main Library. What a wonderful morning with these classes from Clarendon and Peabody Elementary schools! Today, in our Illustrator Workshop, we talked about some of the basic elements of art through music with the use of color to express emotion as demonstrated throughout Wassily Kandinsky's w...

July 24, 2018

This just in! Check out this podcast, where Wildberry Ink is featured as part of 50 Women, 50 States by the Beautifully Equipped Community. A big thank you to Beautifully Equipped for the opportunity to share my story. 

May 25, 2018

This week, I had the opportunity of meeting with creative and inquisitive sixth-grade students from Alma Heights Christian School in Pacifica, CA to share about children's books publishing. I visited them at the end of a unit, on Interactive Storytelling. They are partnered up on their own children's book projects, writing or illustrating. All the best to you all as you finish up the school year, and thank you for the pleasure...

April 19, 2018

Thank you to the students, staff, and Mrs. Fischl at West Portal Lutheran School. Thank you for having me this afternoon - It was wonderful to meet you and spend the time reading and talking about books with all of you! Take a look at some snapshots from the day.

Special thanks to Carina Villacarlos for her photography! 

After reading Winter Melon Story, I asked for volunteers: 

"How much do you think this winter melon weighs?"

"5...

April 3, 2018

My Poh Poh's winter melon soup was the inspiration to my book, Winter Melon Story. Every time my family would visit her home, along with so many other homemade delectable Toisanese foods prepared for us, we were warmly welcomed with her table set with ready-to-serve winter melon soup. 

I bought a winter melon a few weeks ago. Where can one purchase winter melon? If you're in San Francisco, there's a vendor at the Wednesday Civi...

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