Client: Austin Bat Cave Collaborators: Naomi Shihab Nye & Emily ChammahPrinter: Spencer Printing Inc. This little beauty of a book radiates warmth and positivity. My concept for Writing Gifts required some die cutting and I started out sketching how the book would fold open. I wanted something that mindfully involved the process of opening the […]
This handsome hardcover anthology features the literary world’s finest from Gabriel García Marquez to Edwidge Danticat. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, this book collects writings by the prize’s laureates over the years. I remained minimal in the design for this anthology leading with bold lettering and a […]
In the Days of Our Undoing: September – November 2020 is the third book in a series that documents the odyssey of the poet and singer-songwriter, Nathan Brown, as he explores the new world of “no more live gigs.”
In the Days of Our Unrest: June – August 2020 is the second book in a series that documents the odyssey of the poet and singer-songwriter, Nathan Brown, as he explores the new world of “no more live gigs.”
In the Days of Our Seclusion: March – May 2020 is the first book in a series that documents the odyssey of the poet and singer-songwriter, Nathan Brown, as he explores the new world of “no more live gigs.”
Metamorphoses contains fourteen short stories as well as Karen Russell’s lesson plan and writing prompts for her generative workshop on Metamorphoses that she taught for Austin Bat Cave. I drew the cover illustration in Procreate and designed the entire book from cover to cover. It was a pleasure collaborating with Karen Russell and Ali Haider, and […]
Don’t Try is a poetry collection by former Oklahoma poet laureate Nathan Brown and three-time Austin Music Hall-of-Famer Jon Dee Graham. Drawing inspiration from writer Charles Bukowski—the “laureate of American lowlife”—the collection features a photograph of the two authors with the specter of Bukowski illuminated behind them. Cover photo by Rodney Bursiel in the Continental Club Gallery […]
Book cover design for Ladder to the Light by award-winning, singer, songwriter, and poet Beth Wood of Portland, Oregon. Published by Mezcalita Press, Ladder to the Light is the winner of the 2019 Oregon Book Awards Readers’ Choice Award and was chosen as a finalist for the 2019 Oregon Book Awards – Stafford/Hall Prize for Poetry.