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Illustoria: Mystery

Issue #20: Stories, Comics, DIY, For Creative Kids and Their Grownups

64 pages
Mcsweeney's Literary Arts Fund

In Issue 20: Mystery, peek behind the scenes, brave the unknown, and follow our myriad of curiosities. Get entranced by an underwater, glow-in-the-dark cover by Cátia Chen. Explore the curious communication habits of insects. Learn what Oregon’s Poet Laureate thinks about Dark Matter. Meet youth activist Freshta Tori Jan, a refugee from Kabul, Afghanistan. Read an interview with cover artist and award-winning illustrator Cátia Chien. Make delicious alien toast with Illustoria’s resident Dog Chef. Learn about category-defying, mysterious creatures like the Hagfish and pink glow worm. Read poetry by young authors from around the world about their mythical moon origin story, and much more in this mystifying issue.

Author Bio
Illustoria is an art and storytelling print magazine for all ages, suitable for readers as young as six years. Packed with stories, comics, DIY projects, and interviews orbiting a central theme—this magazine aims to incite curiosity and ignite creative response.