These covers for World Literature Today span from 2018 to 2020, and my involvement in all of these includes art direction, typography, and design. I also directed the photoshoots for the covers with Margarita Engle, Edwidge Danticat, and Jenny Erpenbeck, and the illustrations for the Graphic Nonfiction and Hong Kong covers. The Music & Lit […]
The following selections highlight some of the editorial design, page layout, typesetting, and art direction I did through the years at Word Literature Today. A hybrid literary journal and magazine, WLT teeters in a delicate space of satisfying its longtime subscribers but also attracting new readers who aren’t necessarily aficionados on what’s trending and relevant […]
My illustration for the cover of the September 2018 issue of World Literature Today. The visual pairs with the special section in this issue titled “Music & Lit.”
I designed this propaganda-style digital illustration to pair with the short story “Health for All” by Cuban science-fiction author Yoss. The intentional repetition of the poster alludes to the pervasive presence of an invasively controlling health campaign in this work of dystopian fiction. Yoss’s short story can be read in the November 2018 issue of World Literature Today.
My illustration for the cover of the September 2011 issue of World Literature Today started from a doodle of a man walking with book stilts. The cover feature, “Poetry Untethered,” ended up with this final iteration of a person sitting and reading in the clouds.