Coming in Spring 2015

Yellow Pear Press is excited to announce a few of the writers, illustrators and designers who are teaming up to create the two titles that will launch the publication list!

Danielle Kroll

Danielle Kroll

The Caffeinated Ideas Journal illustrator and designer, Danielle Kroll, is a Brooklyn based artist who brings a whimsical sensibility to everything she touches—from illustration to textiles to design. She graduated from Tyler School of Art, got her feet wet in Anthropologie’s Art Department and now works independently creating a plethora of amazing art, including the painting of the fanciful pear tree for Yellow Pear Press’ website! For further inspiration, check out Danielle’s website and blog, which can be found at

Melanie Salvatore-AugustMelanie Salvatore-August

The multi-talented, creative author of Kitchen Yoga, Melanie Salvatore-August is a Teacher Trainer and Mentor Teacher for YogaWorks, blogger, Ambassador for lululemon and a mother of three. Her journey from suffering to joyfulness has allowed her to understand the needs of others and create an inspiring energized courageously loving offering to her students. Integrating simple yet profound yogic practices, mindfulness techniques and exercises that can be done in and around the home or at the office during the course of living everyday, Mel awakens individuals to abundant health and ever-present light in and around them. To learn more about Mel and her inspirational practice check out

Rose WrightRose Wright

Artist and designer, Rose Wright’s (formerly Sheifer) simple line drawings bring her dynamic aesthetic to Kitchen Yoga. Also known for her co-authored quilting book titled Vintage Tablecloth Quilts and more than 30 years experience of award-winning book design, Rose brings a sophisticated sensibility to everything from books, games and textiles, to her transformation of flea market finds. Check out her website and

Katie LuKatie Lu

Yellow Pear Press’s official doggie, Katie Lu, the Corgi, loves to work on all things creative, including adorable poses to entice tummy rubs and imploring looks for walks around the neighborhood. She sometimes adds her opinion during conference calls and uses her nose to point out the perfect choice when we’re deliberating about which illustration to use in various projects. Keep your eye out for Katie’s favorite book recommendations coming soon.