October 27, 2023
The University of Arizona Press will host this year’s Association of University Presses 58th annual Book, Jacket, and Journal Show, Nov. 13 – Dec. 23, 2023. The show coincides with the 10th anniversary University Press Week, Nov. 13 – 17. One winning design above is from Princeton University Press Designer Chris Ferrante and The Original Bambi, The Story of a Life in the Forest, by Felix Salten, illustrated by Alenka Sottler.
The show will recognize, honor, and celebrate the work of design and production professionals in university publishing.
“There is so much knowledge and creativity in this community,” said Wendy McMillen, Production and Design Manager at the University of Notre Dame Press, who, along with Mindy Basinger Hill, Art Director at the University of Washington Press, co-chaired this year’s Book, Jacket, and Journal Show Committee. “The AUPresses Book, Jacket, and Journal Show gets better every year!”
Open to AUPresses member publishers worldwide, this year’s competition attracted 488 submissions, published during 2022 in these categories:
- Scholarly typographic books
- Scholarly illustrated books
- Trade typographic books
- Trade illustrated books
- Poetry and literature books
- Reference books
- Jackets and covers (of books and journals)
Come check out the winners at the UA Press office, 5th Floor of the Main Library, University of Arizona.