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Illustoria's first issue with McSweeney's, this food themed issue features recipes for grapefruit, appreciations of potato chips, guides to the diets of literary giants, contributions by Tunde Olaniran, Mar Hernández, Chef Tamearra Dyson, Brian McMullen, Hein Koh, and more.

Illustoria is the beloved print magazine for creative kids and their grownups. We celebrate visual storytelling, makers and DIY culture through stories, art, comics, interviews, crafts and activities. Our high-quality, tri-annual publication is geared toward readers ages 4 -12 and the young at heart.

Illustoria is the official publication of the International Alliance of Youth Writing Centers, publishing writing and art by young people alongside accomplished professionals.

Praise for Illustoria

This is the kind of magazine you keep on your bookshelves with your favorite books.
- Cece Bell, author of El Deafo

It's a rewarding offering that I hope sticks around for many years down the line.
- Julie Danielson, Kirkus Reviews, blogger of Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

(A) visually exciting magazine with a DIY attitude . . . offer(s) plentiful opportunities for engagement, while the quality artwork and inventive layouts are sure to inspire imaginative responses.
-School Library Journal

Cover to cover, its content and aesthetics are smart, modern and engaging. Illustoria is a magazine I would've loved to have growing up.
- Michelle Sterling, Avery & Augustine

Publication Date: 
July 20, 2019