Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Your Life in Airplane Rides

My creative nonfiction memoir essay, "Your Life in Airplane Rides," was published in the Spring 2108 issue of POTOMAC REVIEW. It's very exciting to see my words in print and in such a lovely package:


Sunday, January 14, 2018

Martian Cuttlefish

© Sylvia Liu

Ever since I have been spending most of my creative time on my middle grade novel, I haven't been doing a lot of drawing or illustrating. I did this piece as part of an interview I answered for a fellow writer, Traci Bold.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Procrastination pie

I've been focusing on writing lately, but I'm also revising one of my dummies. I'm also taking apple pie making breaks.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

cleaned up cat sketch

© Sylvia Liu
Looking for a black and white piece to submit to the MidAtlantic SCBWI conference materials, I found this piece and cleaned it up.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Penguin's Fish Cake

© Sylvia Liu
A birthday wish for a fellow penguin today, my lovely critique mate Victoria Richardson.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The New Colossus, by Emily Lazarus

© Sylvia Liu
The news caused me to look up the original poem that is engraved on the Statue of Liberty, written by Emma Lazarus (1849-1887), one of the first and successful Jewish-American authors. This is the text of the poem she wrote to raise money to pay for the pedestal of the statue.