New Literary Agency

Dede Cummings started her literary career as a book designer at Little Brown & Company. Prior to working at Little Brown, she worked at David R. Godine in Boston as a designer and production editor. Design is something she loves to do, and she still designs covers and interiors of books; most notably, she is …

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Most people ask me “What do you do? What IS book design really?”

one, are the days of letterpress; however, I see a resurgence, as evidenced by the recent anniversary of the publishing house, Godine, and the celebratory show marking the occasion at the Grolier Club in NY. It is the book/publications designer’s challenge to draw from the vast machinery and computer hardware a product of precision and …