Minnie Phan is a queer Vietnamese American cartoonist and illustrator born in Stockton, CA and raised across the Bay Area. Her past clients include the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Chronicle Books, and the San Francisco Public Library with which she illustrated a citywide reading campaign in 2022. She has illustrated over ten music posters for The Fillmore and Civic Center Auditorium, a 250 square foot mural on site at Google headquarters, and a statewide ad campaign for the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. With skills ranging from editorial illustrations to comics, animation, and picture books, she has been recognized by The New York Times, Society of Illustrators, and Eisner Awards. She is the illustrator of THE YELLOW ÁO DÀI by Hanh Bui (Macmillan, 2023). Her forthcoming project written by Pulitzer Prize winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen titled SIMONE will be released May 7, 2024.