University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Workshop: A Guide to Book Cover Design

Are you considering self-publishing? Not sure about cover design? Or, maybe you’ve already published your novel but aren’t selling as you’d hoped? Join Indie Chicks podcast host, Dr. Melissa Koberlein, professor of publishing, and Geoff Notkin, designer and award-winning author, to learn how to design a cover that really SELLS YOUR BOOK! Geoff and Melissa will guide you through the design and marketing elements behind a great cover. Bring a copy of your book for an opportunity for critique.

Melissa Koberlein

Dr. Melissa Koberlein is a professor of communication and publishing in eastern Pennsylvania where she lives with her husband and their two daughters. There, she teaches courses in communication, pathways to publication for the aspiring author and self-publishing....

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Geoffrey Notkin

Geoffrey Notkin is an award-winning author, independent publisher, and art director and has written hundreds of articles on science, adventure travel, history and the arts. His work has appeared in National Geographic, Smithsonian, Robb Report, Astronomy, Astronomy Now, Sky & Telescope, USA Today, Wired, Reader’s Digest, The Village Voice, All About Space, Mechanical Engineering, Seed, Make and many other publications....

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Arizona Daily Star
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Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
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Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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