Janice Blaine

Janice_photo_formatted Janice Blaine

What is your latest release and what genre is it? Urban Green Man Anthology (co-editor/illustrator/designer)
Genre: Urban Fantasy Anthology from EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing

Quick description: The Urban Green Man is a collection of 31 short stories and poems from an international cast of authors that explore the myth of the Green Man in contemporary society. Edited by Adria Laycraft and Janice Blaine. Introduction by Charles de Lint.


Brief biography:
Janice Blaine is an Aurora nominated artist working out of Calgary, Alberta. Throughout her career, she has worked on a wide variety of projects ranging from pre-production animation to design and illustration of children’s books. She is co-editor and illustrator of The Urban Green Man Anthology, and her illustrations have appeared on the covers of numerous books and magazines. Her most recent illustrated book, The Funny Farm written by Gordon R. Perry, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Best Book in the Children’s Interest category. She currently works as the Production Manager of EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing.

Links to buy Janice’s book:
Urban Green Man website
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing catalogue

Janice’s promo links:
Painter’s Block Studio website
Urban Green Man Anthology website

What are you working on now?
I’m currently illustrating several self-published children’s books which are due to be released later this year. I also have ongoing personal paintings that I post in progress on my website at the following link:

Janice’s reading recommendation:
His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Janice’s co-editor on The Green Man Anthology, Adria Laycraft, was previously featured on Reading Recommendations.

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