Category Archives: Covers

After Desire

Book cover time again. Here is another project for New Star Books, a book of poems by George Stanley whose last epic, Vancouver: A Poem was widely lauded in literary circles. If you know it, you’ll recall its cover featured … Continue reading

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Easy Way. Hard Way.

Cover of EVENT, Spring, 2013 Ah, Hawai’i. So much to answer for. Something struck me as just right about this when I came across it on a trek up to the top of Diamond Head on the island of Oahu, … Continue reading

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More to do with books…

This is a portrait from the night of October 16th, 2012 of literary translator David Scott Hamilton whose work on Nelly Arcan’s “Exit” was nominated for a Governor General’s Award in 2011. Both the book (translated from the French) and … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words

Coming this fall from New Star Books is the latest opus from George Bowering, a collection of essays and memoirs that includes the inspirational telling of how the author paid for a set of dentures. Well, there’s other stuff too, … Continue reading

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Tin Type?

Here’s a slight twist. New Star Books has a new collection of work by Roger Farr coming out soon and I was asked to photograph the cover. The subject? An antique adding machine (ca. 1940s) that would then have its … Continue reading

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“What are you doing this afternoon?”

Cover photo taken at dusk, looking west towards the Pattullo Bridge Some assignments make me laugh. This one came suddenly and was over before I knew it. Rolf Maurer of New Star Books asked me if I would shoot a … Continue reading

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