I.S. Kallick is an artist and writer. Her artwork has appeared in Cricket Magazine, Communication Arts, the Spectrum Fantastic Arts Annual 20, Scientific American, the cover of Science, in textbooks, advertising and print design. Her cover illustration for Cricket received the 2012 first place Magazine Merit Award from the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Two of her works were featured in the 2013 Society of Illustrators Los Angeles show. Her selection for the 2014 SCBWI Bologna Book Fair received an honorable mention. She exhibits her work regularly at WisCon and Illuxcon. Her nonfiction has appeared in Leonardo magazine and the SCBWI Bulletin. Her fiction was selected in annual fiction competition of the Wisconsin Academy Journal and published in Wisconsin People and Ideas. It went on to receive the 2008 Eleanor Sterning Award for best short story from the Council for Wisconsin Writers.