A small list with a huge audience, DUTTON is a boutique imprint within Penguin, the largest English-language publisher in the world. Some of our most recent #1 New York Times bestselling authors include Ken Follett, Richelle Mead, and Harlan Coben.
Chad Gowey is a freelance illustrator working out of Los Angeles. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and seems to have a knack for picturing books. His work as appeared in numerous publications and books including the publishers Chronicle Books, David R. Godine.
He also does has regular gig for Bookmarks magazine in which all these illustrations have appeared.
"What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it."
A Brooklyn Literary Map: The Best Book for Each Brooklyn Neighborhood
Gowanus: Of Time and the River, Thomas Wolfe “It is the old Gowanus Canal, and that aroma you speak of is nothing but the huge symphonic stink of… There is in it not only the noisome stenches of a stagnant sewer, but also the smells of melted glue, burned rubber, and smoldering rags, the… deceased, decaying cats, old tomatoes, rotten cabbage, and prehistoric eggs.”
tiny little gowanus gets thomas wolfe’s of time and the river!