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Jess Hannigan is a writer and illustrator making picture books, editorial artwork, and more in Hamilton, Ontario. She is a lover of bold, graphic illustration and an appreciator of silly nonsense. Spider in the Well is her first picture book. 

Email for freelance inquiries or just to say hi at: 


Literary Agent

Hannah Mann, Writers House


Sheridan Honours Bachelor of Illustration Grad Show,‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎Jon Klassen Award, Bronze Medal


Society of Illustrators, Warby Parker Visionary Scholarship Award‏‏‎ 2020

2020 World Illustration Awards, New Talent Exploration Category Award


American Illustration 39, Archive

Selected Clients:

The New York Times


The Walrus

The New Yorker

The Globe and Mail 


Readers Digest

Cottage Life Magazine

Anyway Magazine

The Washington Post

Dunham Brewery

Collective Arts

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