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Judging for the 2018 Association of University Presses Book, Jacket, and Journal Show took place in January at the AUPresses New York City office. This year, 258 books, 7 journals, and 375 jacket and cover designs were submitted for a total of 644 entries.The jurors selected 49 books, 1 journal, and 53 jackets and covers as the very best examples of university-press design.

Selected Entries

Browse Selected Entry Details Below

Scholarly Typographic
Scholarly Illustrated
Trade Typographic
Trade Illustrated
Poetry & Literature
Reference
Journals

Jackets & Covers

Scholarly Typographic

University of Alberta Press
Remembering Air India edited by Chandrima Chakraborty, Amber Dean, and Angela Failler
Designer: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Peter Midgley
Project Editor: Mary Lou Roy

University of Alberta Press
Tar Wars by Geo Takach
Designer: Alan Brownoff
Production Coordinator: Alan Brownoff
Acquiring Editor: Peter Midgley
Project Editor: Mary Lou Roy

Columbia University Press
Pier Paolo Pasolini by Gian Maria Annovi
Designer: Chang Jae Lee
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome
Acquiring Editor: Philip Leventhal
Project Editor: Michael Haskell

Duke University Press
Vinyl Freak by John Corbett
Designer: Amy Ruth Buchanan
Production Coordinator: Venus Bradley
Acquiring Editor: Ken Wissoker
Project Editor: Liz Smith

Johns Hopkins University Press
Rainy Lake House by Theodore Catton
Designer: Glen Burris
Production Coordinator: Patty Weber
Acquiring Editor: Elizabeth Demers
Project Editor: Kim Johnson

Leuven University Press
Artistic Research in Music edited by Jonathan Impett
Designer: Studio Luc Derycke
Production Coordinator: Patricia Di Costanzo
Acquiring Editor: Veerle De Laet
Project Editor: Beatrice Van Eeghem

Princeton University Press
Insomniac Dreams by Vladimir Nabokov; compiled, edited, and with commentaries by Gennady Barabtarlo
Designer: Chris Ferrante
Production Coordinator: Jacquie Poirier
Acquiring Editor: Anne Savarese
Project Editor: Kathleen Cioffi

University Press of New England/University of New Hampshire Press
Herman Melville by Katie McGettigan
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Richard Pult
Project Editor: Amanda Dupuis

University of Pittsburgh Press
Pennsylvania Farming by Sally McMurry
Designer: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Joel W. Coggins
Acquiring Editor: Sandy Crooms
Project Editor: Alex Wolfe

Wesleyan University Press
Eight Lectures on Experimental Music edited by Alvin Lucier
Designer: Eric M. Brooks
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Marla Zubel
Project Editor: Susan Abel

Wilfrid Laurier University Press
The Homing Place by Rachel Bryant
Designer: Lara Minja Lime Design
Production Coordinator: Mike Bechthold
Acquiring Editor: Siobhan McMenemy
Project Editor: Rob Kohlmeier

Scholarly Illustrated

The University of Chicago Press
Fray by Julia Bryan-Wilson
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: Susan Bielstein 
Project Editor: Ruth Goring

The University of Chicago Press
Visualizing Disease by Domenico Bertoloni-Meli
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Acquiring Editor: Karen Merikangas Darling
Project Editor: Caterina MacClean

Getty Publications
Giovanni Bellini edited by Davide Gasparotto
Designer: Kurt Hauser
Production Coordinator: Michelle Deemer
Acquiring Editor: N/A
Project Editor: Nola Butler

University of Iowa Press
Playful Letters by Erika Mary Boeckeler
Designer: Sara T. Sauers
Production Coordinator: Karen Copp
Acquiring Editor: Catherine Cocks
Project Editor: Susan Hill Newton

Kent State University Press
Bouquet's Expedition Against the Ohio Indians by Martin West
Designer: Christine Brooks
Production Coordinator: Christine Brooks
Acquiring Editor: Will Underwood
Project Editor: Mary Young

Penn State University Press
A Saving Science by Eric M. Ramirez-Weaver
Designer: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton
Acquiring Editor: Eleanor Goodman
Project Editor: Laura Reed-Morrisson

Penn State University Press
Soviet Salvage by Catherine Walworth
Designer: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton
Acquiring Editor: Eleanor Goodman
Project Editor: Nicole Watland

Penn State University Press
The Prado by Eugenia Afinoguénova
Designer: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton
Acquiring Editor: Eleanor Goodman
Project Editor: John Morris

Princeton University Press
Anni Albers On Weaving by Anni Albers
Designer: Yve Ludwig
Production Coordinator: Steven Sears
Acquiring Editor: Michelle Komie
Project Editor: Ali Parrington

Princeton University Press
Chinese Painting and Its Audiences by Craig Clunas
Designer: Yve Ludwig
Production Coordinator: Steven Sears
Acquiring Editor: Michelle Komie
Project Editor: Karen Carter

Yale University Press
Gordon Matta-Clark by Antonio Sergio Bessa and Jessamyn Fiore
Designer: Jeff Wincapaw, Tintype Studio
Production Coordinator: Sarah Henry
Acquiring Editor: Katherine Boller
Project Editor: Heidi Downey

Yale University Press
Thoreau's Animals by Henry David Thoreau
Designer: Sonia Shannon
Production Coordinator: Maureen Noonan
Acquiring Editor: Jean Thompson Black
Project Editor: Jean Thompson Black

Trade Typographic 

The University of Chicago Press
Henry David Thoreau by Laura Dassow Walls
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude
Acquiring Editor: Alan Thomas
Project Editor: Jenni Fry

Johns Hopkins University Press
Red Modernism by Mark Steven
Designer: Glen Burris
Production Coordinator: Carol Eckhart
Acquiring Editor: Matthew McAdam
Project Editor: Kim Johnson

University Press of New England/Brandeis University Press
The Eddie Cantor Story by David Weinstein
Designer: Richard Hendel
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Phyllis Deutsch
Project Editor: Susan Abel

University Press of New England/ForeEdge
Free as Gods by Charles A. Riley II
Designer: Eric M. Brooks
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Phyllis Deutsch
Project Editor: Susan Abel

University Press of New England/ForeEdge
Squid Empire by Danna Staaf
Designer: Eric M. Brooks
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Stephen Hull
Project Editor: Ann Brash

University Press of New England/ForeEdge
The Decibel Diaries by Carter Alan
Designer: April Leidig
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Stephen Hull
Project Editor: Lauren Seidman

University Press of New England/ForeEdge
Vulture by Katie Fallon
Designer: Eric M. Brooks
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Stephen Hull
Project Editor: Amanda Dupuis

NYU Press
We Are Data by John Cheney-Lippold
Designer: Charles B. Hames
Production Coordinator: Charles B. Hames
Acquiring Editor: Lisha Nadkarni
Project Editor: Dorothea Stillman Halliday

Princeton University Press
The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths edited, translated, and introduced by William Hansen
Designer: Amanda Weiss
Production Coordinator: Erin Suydam
Acquiring Editor: Rob Tempio
Project Editor: Sara Lerner

Yale University Press
Fishing by Brian Fagan
Designer: Nancy Ovedovitz
Production Coordinator: Katie Golden
Acquiring Editor: William Frucht
Project Editor: Ann-Marie Imbornoni

Trade Illustrated 

Johns Hopkins University Press
Flickering Treasures by Amy David
Designer: Maia Wright
Production Coordinator: Patty Weber
Acquiring Editor: Elizabeth Demers
Project Editor: Hilary Jacqmin

National Gallery of Art
East of the Mississippi by Diane Waggoner
Designer: Wendy Schleicher
Production Coordinator: Chris Vogel
Acquiring Editor: Judy Metro
Project Editor: Julie Warnement

National Gallery of Art
Outliers and American Vanguard Art by Lynne Cooke with Douglas Crimp, Darby English, Suzanne Hudson, Thomas J. Lax, Jennifer Jane Marshall, Richard Meyer, and Jenni Sorkin
Designer: Wendy Schleicher
Production Coordinator: Chris Vogel
Acquiring Editor: Judy Metro
Project Editor: Tam Bryfogle

University Press of New England/Brandeis University Press
The German-Jewish Cookbook by Gabrielle Rossmer Gropman and Sonya Gropman
Designer: Eric M. Brooks
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Phyllis Deutsch
Project Editor: Susan Abel

University of New Mexico Press
Early Churches of Mexico by Beverley Spears
Designer: Catherine Leonardo
Production Coordinator: Lisa Tremaine
Acquiring Editor: John Byram
Project Editor: N/A

University of North Carolina Press
The Farmhouse Chef by Jamie DeMent
Designer: Kimberly Bryant
Production Coordinator: Kimberly Bryant
Acquiring Editor: Elaine Maisner
Project Editor: Mary Caviness

Penn State University Press
Where Honeybees Thrive by Heather Swan
Designer: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton
Acquiring Editor: Kendra Boileau
Project Editor: Suzanne Wolk

Temple University Press
Philadelphia by Joseph E. B. Elliott, Nathaniel Popkin, and Peter Woodall
Designer: Mike Dyer
Production Coordinator: David Wilson
Acquiring Editor: Sara Cohen
Project Editor: Joan Vidal

University of Texas Press
Ghostnotes by Brian "B+" Cross
Designer: Derek George
Production Coordinator: Derek George
Acquiring Editor: Dave Hamrick
Project Editor: Robert Kimzey

Poetry and Literature

University of Calgary Press
Fail Safe by Nikki Sheppy
Designer: Melina Cusano
Production Coordinator: N/A
Acquiring Editor: Helen Hajnoczky
Project Editor: Helen Hajnoczky

Columbia University Press
Meeting with My Brother by Yi Mun-yol
Designer: Chang Jae Lee
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome
Acquiring Editor: Jennifer Crewe
Project Editor: Leslie Kriesel

Wesleyan University Press
Class Warrior-Taoist Style by Abdelkéir Khatibi
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Suzanna Tamminen
Project Editor: Amanda Dupuis

Reference

The University of Chicago Press
Dr. Eleanor's Book of Common Ants by Eleanor Spicer Rice and Alex Rice
Designer: Jill Shimabukuro
Production Coordinator: Skye Agnew
Acquiring Editor: Christie Henry
Project Editor: Jenni Fry

University of Georgia Press
Fireflies, Glow-worms, and Lightning Bugs by Lynn Frierson Faust
Designer: Erin Kirk New
Production Coordinator: Melissa Bugbee Buchanan
Acquiring Editor: Patrick Allen
Project Editor: John Joerschke

University of Georgia Press
Mushrooms of the Georgia Piedmont and Southern Appalachians by Mary L. Woehrel and William H. Light
Designer: Louise OFarrell
Production Coordinator: Melissa Bugbee Buchanan
Acquiring Editor: Patrick Allen
Project Editor: Jon Davies

University Press of New England
Birdwatching in Maine by Derek J. Lovitch
Designer: Mindy Basinger Hill
Production Coordinator: Douglas C. Tifft
Acquiring Editor: Phyllis Deutsch
Project Editor: Susan Abel

Journals

Duke University Press
Archives of Asian Art; Volume 67; Editor Stanley K. Abe
Designer: Sue Hall
Production Coordinator: Cindy Borch, Terri Fizer, and Nathan Moore
Acquiring Editor: N/A
Project Editor: Mary Gladue, Managing Editor

Jackets & Covers 

The University of Chicago Press
Like Andy Warhol by Jonathan Flatley
Designer: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
Looking for the Stranger by Alice Kaplan
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Joan Davies
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic by Richard A. McKay
Designer: Isaac Tobin
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

The University of Chicago Press
The Aeneid by Virgil
Designer: Matt Avery
Production Coordinator: Joseph Claude
Art Director: Jill Shimabukuro

Columbia University Press
Contemporary Drift by Theodore Martin
Designer: Kimberly Glyder
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome
Art Director: Julia Kushnirksky

Columbia University Press
Inside Private Prisons by Lauren-Brooke Eisen
Designer: Milenda Nan Ok Lee
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome
Art Director: Julia Kushnirksky

Columbia University Press
Quarks to Culture by Tyler Volk
Designer: Faceout Studio/Alban Fischer
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Jerome
Art Director: Julia Kushnirksky

Cornell University Press
And the Sparrow Fell by Robert J. Mrazek
Designer: Kimberly Glyder
Production Coordinator: N/A
Art Director: Scott Levine

Duke University Press
Archives of Asian Art volume 67 (67:1 and 67:2) editor Stanley K. Abe
Designer: Sue Hall
Production Coordinator: 67:1: Cindy Borch and Terri Fizer; 67:2: Terri Fizer and Nathan Moore
Art Director: Sue Hall

Duke University Press
Public Culture volume 29 (29:1, 29:2, 29:3) editor Stephen Twilley
Designer: Sue Hall
Production Coordinator: Rebekah Kati and Erica Woods
Art Director: Sue Hall

Louisiana State University Press
Love Is No Small Thing: Stories by Meghan Kenny
Designer: Barbara Neely Bourgoyne
Production Coordinator: Barbara Neely Bourgoyne
Art Director: Laura R. Gleason

Louisiana State University Press
Sex and Sexuality in Modern Southern Culture by Trent Brown
Designer: Michelle A. Neustrom
Production Coordinator: Michelle A. Neustrom
Art Director: Laura R. Gleason

The MIT Press
Sifting the Trash by Alice Twemlow
Designer: Marge Encomienda
Production Coordinator: Janet Rossi
Art Director: N/A

The MIT Press
Untimely Meditations
Designer: Marge Encomienda
Production Coordinator: Janet Rossi
Art Director: N/A

McGill-Queen's University Press
With the Witnesses by Dale Tracy
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Elena Goranescu
Art Director: Elena Goranescu

University of Minnesota Press
Once in a Blue Moon Lodge by Lorna Landvik
Designer: Kimberly Glyder
Production Coordinator: N/A
Art Director: Rachel Moeller

University of Nebraska Press
San Miguel de Allende by Lisa Pinley Covert
Designer: Nathan Putens
Production Coordinator: Alison Rold
Art Director: N/A

University of Nevada Press
The Saints of Rattlesnake Mountain by Don Waters
Designer: Kimberly Glyder
Production Coordinator: N/A
Art Director: Virginia Fontana

UNSW Press/NewSouth Books
Woolloomooloo: A biography by Louis Nowra
Designer: Sandy Cull
Production Coordinator: Rosie Marson
Art Director: N/A

NYU Press
A Description of the New York Central Park by Clarence C. Cook
Designer: Adam B. Bohannon
Production Coordinator: Adam B. Bohannon
Art Director: Adam B. Bohannon

NYU Press
Being Watched by Jeffrey L. Vagle
Designer: Kathleen Lynch
Production Coordinator: Adam B. Bohannon
Art Director: Adam B. Bohannon

NYU Press
Beyond Trans by Heath Fogg Davis
Designer: Erin Kirk New
Production Coordinator: Adam B. Bohannon
Art Director: Adam B. Bohannon

NYU Press
Death Makes the News by Jessica M. Fishman
Designer: Heng Wee Tan
Production Coordinator: Adam B. Bohannon
Art Director: Adam B. Bohannon

NYU Press
Langston's Salvation by Wallace D. Best
Designer: Jordan Wannemacher
Production Coordinator: Adam B. Bohannon
Art Director: Adam B. Bohannon

NYU Press
The Practices of Hope by Christopher Castiglia
Designer: Adam B. Bohannon
Production Coordinator: Adam B. Bohannon
Art Director: Adam B. Bohannon

Northwestern University Press
Turned Inside Out by Steven Shankman
Designer: Marianne Jankowski
Production Coordinator: Dino Robinson
Art Director: Marianne Jankowski

University of Notre Dame Press
March 1917/The Red Wheel series node III, book 1 by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Designer: Faceout Studio/Jeff Miller
Production Coordinator: Wendy McMillen
Art Director: N/A

Oxford University Press
The Ballad of John Latouche by Howard Pollack
Designer: Kathleen Lynch
Production Coordinator: Janet Foxman
Art Director: Andrea Guinn

Oxford University Press
The Killing Wind by Tan Hecheng
Designer: Lucas Heinrich
Production Coordinator: Leslie Johnson
Art Director: Brady McNamara

Penn State University Press
Studies in American Jewish Literature volume 36 editor Benjamin Schreier
Designer: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Jessica Karp
Art Director: Jennifer Norton

Penn State University Press
The Seductions of Darwin by Matthew Rampley
Designer: Regina Starace
Production Coordinator: Jennifer Norton
Art Director: Jennifer Norton

University of Pittsburgh Press
Pennsylvania Farming by Sally McMurry
Designer: Joel W. Coggins
Production Coordinator: Joel W. Coggins
Art Director: N/A

University of Pittsburgh Press
Rise of the Modern Hospital by Jeanne Kisacky
Designer: Alex Wolfe
Production Coordinator: Joel W. Coggins
Art Director: N/A

Princeton University Press
A Short History of German Philosophy by Vittorio Hösle
Designer: Pamela Schnitter
Production Coordinator: Erin Suydam
Art Director: Maria Lindenfeldar

Princeton University Press
Decolonization: A Short History by Jan C. Jansen and Jürgen Osterhammel
Designer: Chris Ferrante
Production Coordinator: Erin Suydam
Art Director: Maria Lindenfeldar

Princeton University Press
Insomniac Dreams by Vladimir Nabokov; compiled, edited, and with commentaries by Gennady Barabtarlo
Designer: Chris Ferrante
Production Coordinator: Jacquie Poirier
Art Director: Maria Lindenfeldar

Princeton University Press
Keeping It Halal by John O'Brien
Designer: Amanda Weiss
Production Coordinator: Jacquie Poirier
Art Director: Maria Lindenfeldar

Princeton University Press
The House of Government by Yuri Slezkine
Designer: Chris Ferrante
Production Coordinator: Jacquie Poirier
Art Director: Maria Lindenfeldar

Princeton University Press
The Infidel and the Professor by Dennis C. Rasmussen
Designer: Chris Ferrante
Production Coordinator: Jacquie Poirier
Art Director: Maria Lindenfeldar

Princeton University Press
The Story of Hebrew by Lewis Glinert
Designer: Faceout Studio/Derek Thornton
Production Coordinator: Jessica Massabrook
Art Director: Maria Lindenfeldar

University of South Carolina Press
The Damned Don't Cry—They Just Disappear by Harlan Greene
Designer: Brock Henderson
Production Coordinator: N/A
Art Director: Pat Callahan

Stanford University Press
The Gist of Reading by Andrew Elfenbein
Designer: Anne Jordan
Production Coordinator: Vicki Vandeventer
Art Director: Rob Ehle

University of Regina Press
Memoirs of a Muhindi by Mansoor Ladha
Designer: Duncan Noel Campbell
Production Coordinator: Duncan Noel Campbell
Art Director: Duncan Noel Campbell

University of Texas Press
Dopers in Uniforms by John Hoberman
Designer: Lindsay Starr
Production Coordinator: Lindsay Starr
Art Director: N/A

University of Texas Press
Evolving Images edited by Nora Glickman and Ariana Huberman
Designer: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein
Production Coordinator: Dustin Kilgore
Art Director: Dustin Kilgore

University of Texas Press
Spectatorship edited by Roxanne Samer and William Whittington
Designer: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein
Production Coordinator: Dustin Kilgore
Art Director: Dustin Kilgore

University of Texas Press
Under Surveillance by Randolph Lewis
Designer: Lindsay Starr
Production Coordinator: Lindsay Starr
Art Director: N/A

University of Toronto Press
Useless Joyce by Tim Conley
Designer: Michel Vrana, Black Eye Design
Production Coordinator: Ani Deyirmenjian
Art Director: N/A

University of Virginia Press
Face Value by Cary Carson
Designer: Cecilia Sorochin
Production Coordinator: Sylvia Mendoza
Art Director: N/A

University of Virginia Press
The Pragmatist Turn by Giles Gunn
Designer: Michel Vrana
Production Coordinator: Anne Hegeman
Art Director: Cecilia Sorochin

Wayne State University Press
Detroit 1967 by Joel Stone
Designer: Rachel Ross
Production Coordinator: Kristin Harpster
Art Director: Rachel Ross

Yale University Press
Strange Bird by Michele K. Troy
Designer: Mary Valencia
Production Coordinator: Maureen Noonan
Art Director: Nancy Ovedovitz

Yale University Press
Twitter and Tear Gas by Zeynep Tufekci
Designer: Sonia Shannon
Production Coordinator: Maureen Noonan
Art Director: Nancy Ovedovitz