Patricia Moffett

Patricia Moffett creates illustrations for a wide variety of books for adults and children alike. She particularly enjoys working on jackets and novels for her readers. Patricia lives in the UK.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

When Marnie Was There by Joan G. Robinson

What’s your favorite line from a book?

“It was already Thursday but his lordship’s artificial limb could not be found.”—The Object Lesson, Edward Gorey

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Haruki Mirukami, Edward Gorey, and Ian McEwan

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

It was truly the only thing I wanted to do—from before I started school.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Show only the type of work you want to do more of—make great work AND be great to work with.