All posts by Janna Morishima

About Janna Morishima

Janna Morishima is the founder of Kids Comics Unite and a literary agent who specializes in graphic novels and visual storytelling. She started her publishing career at Scholastic, where she was one of the co-founders of the Graphix imprint. She then became director of the Kids Group for Diamond Book Distributors, where she worked with publishers such as Marvel, Dark Horse, and Oni Press, and helped launch Françoise Mouly’s Toon Books imprint. In addition to her background in publishing, she has worked as an associate producer for documentary films, and as an assistant teacher in a kindergarten and a teacher in a high school for teens in the juvenile justice system. She later launched and ran the NYC Department of Education’s “NYC Reads 365” literacy initiative.

2022 Masterclass

Announcing the KCU 2022 Masterclass On Thursday, February 24th at 12:30 PM EST, we are offering a FREE online Masterclass hosted by agent & KCU founder Janna Morishima and author-illustrator Rivkah LaFille. "Write! Draw! Publish! Sell! Your Kids Graphic Novel" In the Masterclass, you'll learn how to: Develop Your Work: Using …Read More