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Spine celebrates creative and production aspects of the book publishing industry. Its mission is to offer creator insight, long-form stories, product information, and community content for an audience that is highly enthusiastic about books.

Spine celebrates creative and production aspects of the book publishing industry. Its mission is to offer creator insight, long-form stories, product information, and community content for an audience that is highly enthusiastic about books.
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Spine celebrates creative and production aspects of the book publishing industry. Its mission is to offer creator insight, long-form stories, product information, and community content for an audience that is highly enthusiastic about books.

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English


Episodes

Paul Buckley (Season 2, Episode 4)

8/15/2018
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In this episode we talk with Paul Buckley, Vice President Executive Creative Director of Penguin US. You'll be familiar with his work through projects such as the Penguin Drop Caps Series, Penguin Black Spines, Deluxe Classics, and many more. For more interviews with publishing industry creatives, visit www.spinemagazine.co. Music: Sweet Berry Wine, Blue Wednesday.

Duration:00:58:24

Marcie Lawrence (Season 2, Episode 3)

8/1/2018
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For this episode Holly Dunn talks to Marcie Lawrence, Senior Designer for Little, Brown and Company. Lawrence creates covers primarily for middle-grade and young adult titles. Topics covered include marketing to young people, how to design for books with difficult topics, and the vices and virtues of pintrest. For more interviews with publishing industry creatives, visit www.spinemagazine.co. Music: Sweet Berry Wine, Blue Wednesday.

Duration:01:03:01

HarperCollins: Jessie Gang, David Curtis, Alison Klapthor & Erin Fitzsimmons (Season 2, Episode 2)

7/26/2018
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Holly Dunn speaks with a team of designers from HarperCollins, including Jessie Gang, David Curtis, Alison Klapthor & Erin Fitzsimmons. They discuss individual projects developed for HarperCollins, as well as how they work together as a team. Editor's Note: There are a couple of technical issues in the recording towards the end of the interview, but it was felt that those topics discussed were too important to leave out. For more interviews with publishing industry creatives, visit...

Duration:01:02:25

Coralie Bickford-Smith (Season 2, Episode 1)

7/17/2018
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In this episode Holly Dunn interviews designer / author / illustrator and all-around brilliant creative, Coralie Bickford-Smith. Topics discussed include Coralie's breaking into the publishing industry, the creation of a few of her covers, and how she came to write and illustrate The Fox And The Star, and The Worm And The Bird. For more interviews with publishing industry creatives, visit www.spinemagazine.co. Music: Sweet Berry Wine, Blue Wednesday.

Duration:01:02:34

Alissa Dinallo (Season 1, Episode 6)

2/26/2018
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For the final episode of Spine Season 1 we speak with Australian Book Cover Designer, Alissa Dinallo. Alissa has won many design awards including The Australian Book Design Association (ABDA) Award for Young Designer of the Year in 2015. Alissa discusses with us the catalog she created for ABDA, her illustration technique, and her lifelong love for William Morris. For more interviews with publishing industry creatives, visit www.spinemagazine.co. Music: Sweet Berry Wine, Blue Wednesday.

Duration:00:34:35

She Designs Books (Season 1, Episode 5)

1/28/2018
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In this episode we interview Nicole Caputo and Anne Twomey, Co-Founders of She Designs Books, a celebration of female talent in the world of book design. Whatever your gender, whether you are brand new to publishing or have been in the industry for years, you are certain to enjoy this interview. For more interviews with publishing industry creatives, visit www.spinemagazine.co. Music: Sweet Berry Wine, Blue Wednesday.

Duration:01:00:45

Jo Thomson (Season 1, Episode 4)

1/1/2018
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In this episode we interview Jo Thomson, a freelance book cover designer who previously worked in-house at Pan Macmillan. Thomson is the recipient of a British Book Design & Production Award for Best Jacket for Not Working, by Lisa Owens. She also earned and ABCD Award for her cover design of Haus Frau, by Jill Alexander Essbaum. For more interviews with book cover designers, visit www.spinemagazine.co. Music: Sweet Berry Wine, Blue Wednesday.

Duration:00:39:15