I love the way this cover came out. Although I did the layout, I can’t really take credit for the beautiful artwork provided by J. Bob Blacklock. I don’t do a lot of covers at Texas Review Press, but once in a while I get to flex my Photoshop muscles.
I just received my copy of News from the Raven: Essays from Sam Houston State University on Medieval and Renaissance Thought. I don’t have an essay in this book, but I designed the cover for my friend Dr. Darcy Hill.
The book is a compilation of essays that were presented last year at the Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Culture and Thought that was hosted at Sam Houston State University. It has essays on literature, architecture, culture, music, rhetoric and composition. Several of my friends have essays published here. I keep flipping through the pages admiring what a good job Anna Jennings did with the interior layout. The publishers, Cambridge Scholars, seemed demanding when we were working with them, but the result is really nice.