Appearance at Cedar Art Studios

Posted by R. S. Markel on Aug 02nd, 2016

The wonderful artists producing beautiful work at Cedar Art Studios in Boulder have invited R. S. Markel to be the guest artist for the Open Studios First Friday Artwalk on November 4, 2016 from 5:30pm until 9pm. Please come and join the Cedar Art Studios artists, R. S. Markel, and the Lillybeth and Hinsberth books and prints for what is sure to be a fun autumn evening.

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Appearance at Chorale Fundraiser

Posted by R. S. Markel on Dec 01st, 2015

R. S. Markel and the Lillybeth and Hinsberth books and prints will be at the Boulder Chorale concert at FUMC as part of the annual fundraiser on December 11th from 4 to 6 and December 13 from 7 to 9. Come and enjoy the beautiful holiday music and gifts!

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Appearance at West of Broadway Holiday Mart

Posted by R. S. Markel on Nov 28th, 2015

R. S. Markel and the Lillybeth and Hinsberth books and prints will be at the West of Broadway Holiday Art Mart on Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th from noon to four. The event is to be held at the beautiful Silver Sage Common House, 1650 Yellow Pine Avenue in Boulder. Please feel free to come and join us!

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The Books


The Morning Conversation

R. S. Markel has invited Mr. Abselard, a dear porcine friend and confidant and resident of The Farm, to share his opinions on a wide smattering of topics gleaned from the pig's venerable morning conversations. We do hope you enjoy this new addition.

Hinsberth Running

A Lillybeth and Hinsberth Newsletter!

Sign up to receive R. S. Markel's newsletter "The Anati Daily" and receive updates on news and events and the forthcoming third installment to the heartwarming Lillybeth and Hinsberth trilogy.

Hinsberth Presents

Speaking Engagements

Follow your dreams! Author, illustrator, scientist, engineer and generally curious character R. S. Markel is available to give an inspiring presentation based on his short semi-autobiographical story titled "The Dream Star".

R. S. Markel
Photo by Tracy Burke Photography


Hello and welcome. I am a writer and illustrator of books for young (and young at heart) readers who have a passion for exploring fantastic places, impossible events and the magic and mysteries of our world. Please feel free to read a bit about my work and peruse the character and illustration galleries. I do hope you enjoy this small glimpse into the whimsical world of Lillybeth and Hinsberth.

R. S. Markel Signature

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