Steve Breen

breenfaceSTEVE BREEN was born in Los Angeles and attended the University of California at Riverside. He has been the editorial cartoonist for The San Diego Union-Tribune since 2001. His work is nationally syndicated by Creators News Service and regularly appears in USA Today, The New York Times and Newsweek. Steve is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning (1998, 2009).  Steve has written and illustrated several books for children including Stick, Violet The Pilot, The Secret of Santa’s Island, Pug and Doug and Big Bad Baby by Bruce Hale. He also has several forthcoming picture books including A Perfect Mess (Dial), and Woodpecker Wants a Waffle (Harper). Steve’s illustrated adult humor book, Unicorn Executions (Sky Horse), created a major five-studio bidding war in Hollywood with film rights optioned by Universal in 2013. Steve lives in San Diego with his wife and children. He enjoys reading, running, playing the guitar and piano and watching old movies on cable.

Steve is represented by Emily Sylvan Kim. Please contact Emily at esk(a) for more information.

From Steve’s bookshelf:

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51wicbK4+mL._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_Steve Breen’s UNICORN EXECUTIONS is a Father’s Day pick in USA Today.

51wicbK4+mL._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_The Holywood Reporter (exclusive): Universal wins bidding war for Steve Breen’s UNICORN EXECUTIONS.

51wicbK4+mL._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_Variety: Universal, Stuber, wins bidding war for Steve Breen’s UNICORN EXECUTIONS.

51wicbK4+mL._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_UT San Diego: Interview with Steve Breen.

51wicbK4+mL._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_LA Times: Steve Breen’s “The Secret Mutant Powers of U.S. Presidents”