Carrie Kabak is the author of an Independent Booksellers' Pick, Cover the Butter, a novel and audiobook published by Penguin Putnam, Little Brown, Archipel, Random House, and Gruner & Jahr. Her essays appear in For Keeps and He Said What? (Seal Press), Exit Laughing (North Atlantic Books), Faith (Simon and Schuster), and Dumped (She Writes). Her second novel, Deviled Egg, is in progress. Her literary agent is Jill Marsal at the Marsal Lyon Agency.
Previously a designer and copywriter for two affiliate companies of Amazon.com, Carrie now works as a production artist at Hallmark Cards. Specializing in the publishing industry, she was commended as an illustrator by Writer's Digest, named Artist of the Month by the Society of Children's Writers and Artists, and was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer (Da Vinci Eye) Award for superior cover design. Her clients include Bookmasters, February Partners, McAllister PR, Nancy Berland PR, Greenleaf Group LLC, Friday Project, PageWorks, Momentum, and Pan Macmillan, and Ali Smith Photography for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Bloomsbury, and Harper Collins. Her latest designs feature a collection for The Bold and the Beautiful TV series.
Born and raised in the UK, Carrie now lives in Missouri with her husband, who is a professional cook and the owner of a specialist food company. They share five sons, two labradors, two cats, and two birds.