Our Region is proud to announce that the 2022 mentor is PAL Denise Holmes. Denise will be mentoring an Illinois illustrator on the cusp of publication--perhaps YOU!

Gratitude to Chicago-Area Illustration Network Co-Representative Rich Green for stewarding this prize. Thanks to Robin Haan León, 2021 mentee, for creating the 2022 mentorship image at right.

Free application for this 3-month opportunity begins on December 5. Discover more about Denise and this career-changing opportunity on our SCBWI-IL Illustration Mentorship Webpage.