Book Cover Design with Pam Smy

Sunday 26 May
National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall
11.00 - 12.30
£ 15.00

Try your hand at designing a book cover at this hands-on workshop led by illustrator and lecturer, Pam Smy.

Explore issues around page layout and cover design for books of all ages and genres, then practise collage techniques.


Part of City of Literature weekend 2024


City of Literature is a Norfolk & Norwich Festival and National Centre for Writing presentation, programmed by the National Centre for Writing.


Pam Smy is an illustrator who specialises in older fiction. She has illustrated for authors such as John Agard, Penelope Lively, Siobhan Dowd, Linda Newbery and Lucy Strange. Her first novel, Thornhill, was shortlisted for the 2017 CILIP Greenaway Prize. Pam is also a Senior Lecturer Practitioner on the MA Children’s Book Illustration course at Cambridge School of Art. She lives in Suffolk and loves early morning walks with her dog, reading, and listening to stories on the radio.