Jill Pinkwater (1941-2022)
Writer and artist JILL PINKWATER, 81, died October 4, 2022 in Rhinebeck NY. She was best known for the illustrations she contributed to her husband Daniel Pinkwater’s books for children.
Jill Miriam Schutz was born May 29, 1941 in the Bronx NY, and worked asan artist and teacher. She met Daniel Pinkwater in 1969, and they were married that same year; they subsequently collaborated on more than 50 books, including The Werewolf Club series. Jill Pinkwater also wrote YA novels, among them Buffalo Brenda (1989) and Tails of the Bronx: A Tale of the Bronx (1991).