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Episode 26 Interview with Lenny Wen

In this episode we chat with author, illustrator Lenny Wen about her debut picture book Spicy Spicy Hot. We talked about her perseverance and the work it took to redo her portfolio that ultimately got her representation by the cat agency. We also learn how she came up with the idea for her adorable book. Thanks for listening.

Lenny Wen is a children’s book illustrator/ author born and raised in Indonesia. She currently lives in the countryside of Austria. She loves to draw whimsical, spooky, funny, and nostalgic childhood illustrations, possessing a mixture of storytelling, imagination, and emotion.

You can visit her online at or @lunartcy on Instagram.

You can find her debut picture book Spicy Spice Hot.

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Cover art by Olga Herrera

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