Emily Rosenthal

Emily Rosenthal (she/her) is an illustrator and writer. Originally from New York, she currently calls Baltimore her home. Emily brings eye catching world-building and compelling characters to her work in the form of traditional books, graphic novels, zines, and comics. She is the illustrator of Across the City for Room To Read’s Peace & Equality Book Collection, and was a #PBChat mentee in 2021. Mixing the magical with the mundane and telling the stories of outsiders trying to find their places in the world is what she does best. She is represented by Alexandra Weiss at Azantian Literary Agency.

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Our campus (The Barn at Boyds Mills) is tucked away in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  It's a few hours from both New York City and Philadelphia, but worlds away from everyday life.

Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

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