LORI RICHMOND is a corporate creative director turned picture book maker. She is the author-illustrator of Pax and Blue, which was called a "sprightly debut" by The New York Times and selected for exhibition in the Society of Illustrators 'Original Art' show. She is also the author-illustrator of Bunny's Staycation (Mama's Business Trip), and the illustrator of several other picture books.

Before her career in children's publishing, Lori was a sought-after expert on all things baby and parenting as a contributing editor to The Bump. She has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, CNN, and more.

Lori is also a marathoner and creator of View From My Run, the popular running-inspired art series which has been featured by Runner’s World.

She lives and creates in Brooklyn, NY with her design-y husband and two sons, both of whom are named after typefaces.


Represented by:
Lori Kilkelly, LK Literary Agency lori@lkliterary.com

Non-book inquiries:
Let's discuss your project! Please email me directly at lori@loridraws.com 

Librarians and Teachers:
I love hearing from you! Please email me at lori@loridraws.com 

Media and Press Highlights

Highlight reel of my national TV appearances as spokesperson for The Bump.


National TV Segment featuring Bunny’s Staycation: Back to School Tips


The New York Times Book Review: Friends and Fables Soar in New Children’s Books

Runner’s World: Artist Creates Awesome Drawings With Inspiration From Her Training Runs

Buffalo News: Breakout National Children’s Author Cut Teeth at UB

Disney Babble: Mom Draws Mesmerizing Travel Journals


Running for Real with Tina Muir (56:26) | How Can Art Bring More Joy to Your Running?

Art Ed Radio: The Podcast for Art Teachers (21:50) | View From My Run with Author-Illustrator Lori Richmond

How Was Your Run Today?  (1:15:00)  |  Episode 99: Lori Richmond Talks About #ViewFromMyRun Project

Mom Writes  (47:00)  |  Author/Illustrator/Supermom Lori Richmond

Your Creative Push  (42:12)  |  The View From Your Art with Lori Richmond

Dabblers vs. Doers with Dan Blank  (43:44)  |  "I saw this as a reinvestment in myself" with Lori Richmond