Books: Long Lost Dog Of It, Gravity, Rat Police (forthcoming), and some other thing

Writer who stumbled into typesetting and the occasional cover wrap. Half of King Shot Press, a micropublisher of radical literature. Currently between ATH, LAX, PDX.

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SEP 8 2021: Sam Pink Remastered

I recently completed a five-book series of covers to Sam Pink’s early novels, (plus a new one that hasn’t had its reveal yet). I’m quite happy with how these turned out. Lo-fi, melancholy, organic.

The books are chronologically dressed (2010-2014), each with artwork that was produced around the time the specific book was written. I was allowed to interpret/remix the covers according to how the novels spoke to me. I aimed at a vibe somewhere between Daniel Johnston and Harmony Korine, which is where I think Sam’s work sometimes rests. These were a lot of fun to revisit.