James Zwerneman

JAMES ZWERNEMAN is an award-winning writer and illustrator living in Naples, Florida. He studied creative writing at Johns Hopkins University and earned his MFA in Fiction from UC Irvine. Upon graduation, he won the Henfield Award, a cash prize given to just five of the top MFA students in the nation. He also published his first story in One Story, one of America’s top literary journals.

After living in LA, he moved to Naples, where he wrote and illustrated the children’s book series The Adventures of Ta and Boddington, as well as several other children’s books. The fourth Ta and Boddington book was published in the fall of 2018. To purchase a copy, visit the Wiggins Press website. James is currently working on a new historical novel.

James also does books on commission. To inquire about his writing, illustrating, and publishing services,  please contact him using the form on the Wiggins Press website. Click HERE.

Below, James works on "An Unexpected Visitor," book #4 in The Adventures of Ta and Boddington.