Mayfair Literary Agency

Kate Talbot

Kate is an Australian-born, New Zealand-based, children's book writer and illustrator. She works digitally and loves to create rambunctious characters and images flooded with colour.


With a degree in Media and Communications, double majoring in Film Production and Photography, she has spent many years honing her craft as a visual storyteller. She is a member of SCBWI, 12x12 and Inked Voices and a graduate of The Lyrical Language Lab, Storyteller Academy and The Children's Book Academy.

She is passionate about instilling a love for stories and storytelling in little people and hopes to nurture life-long readers and artists through her quirky characters and vibrant illustrations.

Kate is currently illustrating a picture book, PLANTING FRIENDSHIP which will be released in October 2021 [Autumn in the northern hemisphere] by Clear Fork Press.



Notes from the agent:

Kate is awesome. She's so creative and delightful to work with. I love her illustrations and unique, quirky stories.