Art Directors and Publishers

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The Heart of Jesús Valentino

Awa Press, 2018

Mary got in touch with me to work on a beautiful and unique memoir by New Zealand author Emma Gilkison. When I first heard the brief I thought, oh my goodness, where do I even start with this subject matter? It was a wonderful challenge… [READ MORE]

Katherine Mansfield

HarperCollins USA, 2016

Katherine Mansfield is one of my very favourite authors, so I was upset to find that there were so few beautiful editions of her works. Many look like textbooks or simply have paintings from the time that she wrote. Most of these are very typically feminine and old fashioned and don’t capture the vitality of her stories… [READ MORE]

A Fortunate Life

Fremantle Press, 2018

I was contacted by Fremantle Press, a publisher in Western Australia. They had just regained the rights to one of their original titles, A Fortunate Life by AB Facey. This is an Australian classic, and with its return to Fremantle Press they decided to create three new editions of it, all with different target markets… [READ MORE]

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