Meet the 2023 Illustrator-in-Residence - The FOLD

Meet the 2023 Illustrator-in-Residence

Filipinx person with dark short hair wearing glasses, flowery shirt and blue jean jacket.We are excited to introduce our 2023 FOLD Kids Book Fest Illustrator-in-Residence: Keet Geniza.

The Illustrator-in-Residence creates the new look for the annual FOLD Kids Book Fest. We are pleased to show off the new look and to introduce you to the illustrator.


Keet Geniza is an illustrator, cartoonist, graphic designer and youth arts facilitator born and raised in Manila. They have self-published over seventy zines and have conducted workshops on zine and comic-making at the Toronto Public Library, Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, and the Art Gallery of Burlington. Their work has been featured in the Brooklyn Museum, Toronto International Festival of Authors, Toronto Comic Arts Festival, and published in Broken Pencil, Exclaim!, just femme & dandy and Lamda Nordica. Keet illustrated Kimiko Does Cancer (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2020) and they are currently living, working and walking their dog in Scarborough.


FOLD Kids Book Fest 2023 illustration featuring all kinds of people (teens, kids, families etc) on blankets or standing or in a wheelchair. The text reads, "FOLD Kids Book Fest. November 1-5, 2023. Brampton, ON. November 1-3 virtual and November 3-5 in-person." It also features social media links.

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