Submissions for Illustrator portfolios are open for

illustrators who are unpublished and graduated in Fine Arts Departments, Illustration Masters, Art Institutes. 

Book projects:

As a growing agency, we’re accepting submissions for complete unpublished picture book projects. Projects review will take three months minimum,

we get a large amount of submissions and it’s not always easy to keep to the schedules, however, we WILL respond, just be patient about it.


Submitted picture books have to be unpublished and the authors have to be in full possession of the book’s rights.

We take into consideration ONLY PICTURE BOOKS (please remind that usually picture books are composed of 32, 40 or 48 pages maximum.

Pages comprehend illustrations and text.

We DO NOT consider: artists books, papercut books, books with holes, extra large books, handwriting lettering texts,

poems, nursery rhymes, fantasy stories, religious books.

We DO NOT consider: material submitted by email or registered mail.

We DO NOT accept material on any digital format such as DVD or pendrives or Cds.

We DO NOT accept elaborate boxes or strange presentation of your work. Keep it simple.


Once you made sure your picture book project fits in our line,

please send it to us by regular mail to 

Z Agency 

Via Carlo Piaggia 5 

42122 Reggio Emilia - Italia 

tel. +39 0522 1725030

and remind to add to the project your contacts (full name, address, email).

We do not send confirmation of receipt, but we aim to reply to everyone within three months from receiving material. 

We do not charge a reading fee.

We do not want to receive original manuscripts or illustrations, send only a copy since we won't be able to send it back. 

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