For full time/freelance work, to collaborate, or just to say hi,

please email Kyla directly at

For literary inquiries (books, covers, pb illustrations), please email my agent

Jen Azantian at Azantian Literary Agency Jen [at] azantianlitagency [dot] com


Kyla Smith is an Asian American writer, illustrator, and cartoonist and holds a dual BA in Asian Studies and Asian American Studies.


When not drawing or writing, Kyla can be found learning the zhonghu, making handmade noodles, or listening to Mitski and Mao Buyi.

Kyla's writing and art have been featured by HAWAII Magazine,

Character MediaThreads That Connect Us, Solradand more.

Browse Kyla's writing on Muckrack

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