Katia Wish is a children’s book writer and illustrator based in Boston, MA. She has illustrated a new book, "Sophie's Animal Parade," written by Amy Dixon (Sky Pony Press, Spring 2015). She is the winner of the 2011 Tomie DePaola Award from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
In addition to working on children’s books and magazines, Katia teaches illustration at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design. Katia’s work has been exhibited in galleries throughout New England.
Katia is originally from Belarus, where she grew up. The influences and sensibilities of both her home country and her experiences in the United States contribute to Katia's work.