Jesse Freidin

Jesse Freidin is a fine-art dog photographer whose dog portraits are in private collections throughout the United States and have been exhibited in galleries from coast to coast. He’s based in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

The entire Choose Your Own Adventure series.

What’s your favorite line from a book?

Disastrologies would be the tile, do you like it? I think it suits us well. One day you were walking in front of me without knowing me, without looking at me. I fell on you.”—The Post Card by J Derrida

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

James Joyce, Lydia Davis, Jennifer Finney Boylan

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

To share the experiences of others, to translate their stories.