July 22-24, 2021


How to Get a Bangin’ Book Cover

Do people really judge a book by its cover? Absolutely. So what can you do about it? In this session, author Zachary Petit, a former Writer’s Digest editor who went on to lead the National Magazine Award-winning design publication PRINT, brings together a trio of the industry’s best book cover designers to reveal what makes a great jacket—and how you can work with a designer to get one. Whether you’re an indie author looking to commission a killer cover or a traditionally published author trying to navigate the mysterious and often confusing waters of your publishing house, this vital session will bring you one step closer to getting a cover that not only does your words justice, but keeps them flying off bookshelves.