Wowzers! A huge thank you to Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) for putting both “Rainbow Boy” (Picture Books category) & “Still Stace: My Gay Christian Coming-of-Age Story” (Young Adult category) on their recommended reading list for Pride month 2021! (Four months today until Still Stace comes out!!)
Category Archives: illustration
I got my STILL STACE ARC!
OKAY. I didn’t even know this was coming, and when the kids helped me pull it out of the packaging (amid a flurry of screams), my heart skipped a beat!! (Or seven.) I have been working on this for two years saying, “This is gonna be a book!” And now I’m holding it saying, “THISContinue reading “I got my STILL STACE ARC!”
STILL STACE releases in 5 months!
Five months from now, my very own book STILL STACE will be published by Beaming Books!! Whoooo, it’s gonna fly by methinks. We have been getting some wonderful blurbs from some amazing authors (!!), and I just cannot wait to see what the next few months will bring. Here’s a few sneak peeks of someContinue reading “STILL STACE releases in 5 months!”
Oscar Poster Designs 2021
I just concluded my Oscar poster design series for this year by watching the Best Picture winner last night, “Nomadland”. Oof, that film will stick with me for a while. What an amazing reminder of the beauty and fragility of life. My other favs out of the ones I watched were “Soul” (animation, obv), andContinue reading “Oscar Poster Designs 2021”
COVER REVEAL – “Still Stace”
Friends!! I am SO EXCITED to finally share the updated and official cover for my YA illustrated memoir, “Still Stace”!! I feel like I have been sitting on this for years! (It’s been a few weeks. I no longer understand time post-quarantine.) Beaming Books is publishing my book on October 19th, 2021. It is availableContinue reading “COVER REVEAL – “Still Stace””
Seasons of change.
Last week our little house on 221st street sold. While on a bike ride soon after, it hit me how many big seasons have happened these last few years! Pets come and gone, two kids, a pandemic, two book deals, and many more ups and downs. Whoa. I had so much fun staying up lateContinue reading “Seasons of change.”
“Schitt’s Creek” Paper Doll Set
We are finally making our way through all the seasons of the genius comedy that is “Schitt’s Creek”. (Yes I know we are late to the party – YOU try watching TV with toddlers!) This show is getting ALL the acclaim everywhere, and I just absolutely love it, because it’s just SO. CANADIAN. I grewContinue reading ““Schitt’s Creek” Paper Doll Set”
SheLoves Webinar and Video Workshop: Owning My Gay Christian Story
Wow, what an incredible day today. I am buzzing with gratefulness after spending an hour sharing my story with this beautiful community at SheLoves. I felt celebrated, supported and safe. I could not have asked for anything more! This was also the same day I was meant to share the original workshop, so it feltContinue reading “SheLoves Webinar and Video Workshop: Owning My Gay Christian Story”
Rainbow Boy – in my hands!
SHEESH this was so exciting to open with my kids! My #illustrator copies of #RainbowBoy came today! Can’t wait for the world to get theirs Jan 19th!! 🎉❤️🌈 @BeamingBooksMN @TaylorRouanzion #kidlit #queerkidlit #picturebook #lgbtqartist pic.twitter.com/qCEm78GQI1 — Stacey Chomiak (@stacerchomiak) January 9, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js THIS was a GREAT. MOMENT. I received my illustrator copies of RAINBOWContinue reading “Rainbow Boy – in my hands!”
Rainbow Boy’s almost here!
It feels like yesterday when my agent Claire sent me the first email about Rainbow Boy. Beaming Books was publishing it, and looking for an illustrator – and they were hoping I would be interested in doing it. A picture book about a gender non-conforming boy who loves tutus AND basketball? What’s not to like?!??!Continue reading “Rainbow Boy’s almost here!”