Flatiron Books
Art Director: Keith Hayes




Simon & Schuster




Simon & Schuster (unused)




Simon & Schuster




Simon & Schuster




Penguin Random House
Art Director: Roseanne Serra




Hachette Books
Art Director: Amanda Kain




Simon & Schuster (unused)




Simon & Schuster




Penguin Random House
Art Director: Roseanne Serra




Tarcher/Perigee
Art Director: Jess Morphew




Simon & Schuster




Little, Brown and Company (unused)
Art Direcor: Gregg Kulick




Spiegel & Grau (unused)
Art Director: Greg Mollica




Spiegel & Grau (unused)
Art Director: Greg Mollica




Simon & Schuster




Simon & Schuster




Simon & Schuster
Photograph by Platon




Simon & Schuster




Simon & Schuster




Simon & Schuster




Delacorte Press (unused)
Art Director: Angela Carlino




Simon & Schuster




Riverhead Books (unused)
Art Director: Helen Yentus




HarperCollins
Art Director: Gregg Kulick




Simon & Schuster (unused)




Scribner
Art Director: Jaya Miceli




Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Riverhead Books
Art Director: Helen Yentus




Viking
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Viking
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Viking
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Viking (unused)
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Penguin Random House
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Penguin Press (unused)
Art Director: Darren Haggar




Penguin Press (unused)
Art Director: Darren Haggar




Viking (unused)
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Viking (unused)
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Riverhead Books
Art Director: Helen Yentus




Hudson Street Press
Art Director: Jaya Miceli




Plume




Crown (unused)
Art Director: Christopher Brand




Riverhead Books
Art Director: Helen Yentus




Penguin Random House
Art Director: Roseanne Serra




Viking (unused)
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Penguin Random House
Art Director: Roseanne Serra




Penguin Random House
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Penguin Random House
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Penguin Random House (unused)
Art Director: Paul Buckley




Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco (unused)
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco (unused)
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco




Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman

 


Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco (unused)
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco (unused)




Ecco (unused)
Art Director: Allison Saltzman




Ecco (unused)
Art Director: Allison Saltzman

Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: David Litman




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Alex Merto and Rachel Willey




Simon & Schuster
Cover designs: Lauren Peters-Collaer




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Thomas Colligan




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Tyler Comrie




Simon & Schuster
Cover design: Na Kim




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Tyler Comrie




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Na Kim




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Thomas Colligan




Simon & Schuster
Cover design: Thomas Colligan




Simon & Schuster
Cover design: David Litman




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Evan Gaffney




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Darren Haggar




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Will Staehle




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Lauren Peters-Collaer




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Lauren Peters-Collaer




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Jim Tierney




Simon & Schuster
Cover design: Joan Wong




Simon & Schuster
Cover design: Ben Wiseman




Simon & Schuster
Cover design: David Litman




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Rodrigo Corral Studio




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Grace Han




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Lynn Buckley




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Lauren Peters-Collaer




Viking
Jacket design: Will Staehle



Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Jonathan Bush




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Ben Wiseman




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Na Kim




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Jonathan Bush




Simon & Schuster
Cover design: Kimberly Glyder




Simon & Schuster
Cover design: Anna Laytham




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Alex Merto




Simon & Schuster
Jacket illustration and lettering: Nomoco




Simon & Schuster (unused)
Jacket design: Grace Han




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Evan Gaffney




Plume (unused)
Cover design: Grace Han




Plume (unused)
Cover design: Grace Han




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Ben Wiseman




Simon & Schuster
Jacket design: Na Kim




Plume
Illustration: Kelsey Dake




Plume (unused)
Cover design: Samantha Russo




Plume (unused)
Cover design: Zoe Norvell




Penguin Random House (unused)
Cover design: Mikel Jaso




Plume (unused)
Jacket design: Samantha Russo



Penguin Random House
Cover design: Alex Merto
Photograph by Alessandro Puccinelli




Penguin Random House
Cover design: Devin Washburn




Penguin Random House
Cover design: Alex Merto




Penguin Random House
Illustration by Lisa Hanawalt




Plume (unused)
Cover design: Gregg Kulick




Plume
Cover design: Evan Gaffney




Plume (unused)
Cover design: Samantha Russo




Plume
Cover design: Ben Wiseman




Plume
Cover design: Jim Tierney




Plume (unused)
Cover design: Jennifer Heuer




Hudson Street Press (unused)
Jacket design: Nick Misani




Hudson Street Press (unused)
Jacket design: Matt Dorfman
ALISON FORNER is the Art Director of Avid Reader Press and co-Art Director of the Simon & Schuster imprint.

Her work has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts in their 50 Books/50 Covers Show, the New York Book Show, and in PRINT’s Regional Design Annual. She was selected for inclusion in The Best of Cover Design published by Rockport in 2011. Her work was also featured in Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover published by Penguin Random House in 2016. 

Freelance clients include: Penguin Random House, FSG, Grove Press, HarperCollins, W. W. Norton, Flatiron Books, and Hachette.

A graduate of Barnard College, Alison was a professional dancer and poet before moving on to the glamorous world of graphic design.


alison@alisonforner.com

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Spine Magazine: On Designing The Appointment

Lit Hub: Resisting the Obvious Design for a Book Cover, Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House

Lit Hub: When a Writer Wants You and Only You to Design Their Cover, Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ Small Fry

Lit Hub Best Covers of 2016

Talking Covers interview

Amazon.com interview

Faceout Books

Caustic Cover interview