Ellisa Hawke Mitchell is an American author, sculptor and illustrator, who created the interior maps for the Safehold Series according to David Weber's specifications.

While working as the main interior illustrator for Tor Books and St. Martin's Press, her specialty is in fact sculpture; her bronzes have been exhibited at the Delaware Museum in the First Invitational Exhibition of the National Academy of Fantastic Art. However, she is best known for the colorful and imaginative work which has appeared at science fiction convention art shows all over the country: She has illustrated the works of Orson Scott Card, Robert Jordan, Tad Williams, and Diana Paxson.

Mitchell lives in Woodlawn, East Texas, with a large number of pets.

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