Vasanti Unka is a writer, illustrator and designer. She has worked in the book and magazine industry in New Zealand for many years and has illustrated numerous picture books over that time. More recently, writing and illustrating The Boring Book, which won the New Zealand Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year award as well as the Best Picture Book Award. Unka’s latest children’s book, Stripes! No, Spots! was also a finalist at the 2016 BK Design Awards. Amongst many things we discuss her creative journey, process, how to navigate creative road blocks and the power of creating from emotion.
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