Doug Salati is the author and illustrator of the 2022 picture book Hot Dog, recipient of the 2023 Randolph Caldecott Medal. His first book was In a Small Kingdom by Tomie dePaola, and his second, Lawrence in the Fall by his partner, Matthew Farina, was a 2020 Ezra Jack Keats Illustrator Award Honoree, a Society of Illustrators Original Art Show selection and Junior Library Guild Gold Standard selection. Doug graduated from the MFA Illustration As Visual Essay Program at the School of Visual Arts in 2014. He was a 2015 Sendak Fellow. He lives and works in New York City.
Doug is represented by Erica Rand Silverman at Stimola Literary Studio.
CLIENT LIST : Disney-Hyperion / Little, Brown and Company / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers / Knopf Books for Young Readers / Roaring Brook Press / Tundra Books / Workman Publishing / Tishman Speyer-Rockefeller Center / Craftspring / Nantucket Atheneum