MJ Robinson is an author-illustrator, educator, and community organizer encouraging creative play and art-making in movements for social justice!
MJ is genderqueer and uses they/them pronouns. Their activism supports prison abolition, LGBTQIA2S+ rights, and racial and environmental justice in Providence, Rhode Island. A member of RISCA’s teaching artist roster, MJ’s teaching style is warm, student-centered, and anti-oppressive. They hold a certificate in Children’s Book Illustration from RISD and a BA in Studio Art and Creative Writing from Oberlin College.
MJ is a member of SCBWI and a recipient of the NESCBWI Windows and Mirrors Scholarship. They have worked as a colorist for children’s comics published by Henry Holt & Co. BYR, Farrar Strauss & Giroux, and Drawn and Quarterly. MJ is currently seeking representation on their journey to write and illustrate more books and comics for kids!