Described as “literature’s new cover star” Coralie Bickford-Smith is one of Penguin’s in-house book cover designers and is responsible for it’s Clothbound Classics series. Clothbounds have some famous fans – Barack Obama and the Princess of Wales to name but two, and to date some 6 million have been sold in 110 countries! Coralie has also gained cult status with TikTok, or more specifically BookTok. To quote The Mail on Sunday, “In so far as someone from the book-cover world can be a celebrity, Coralie is a total A-lister!” Join us to hear how Coralie got into the world of book covers, how she produces her stunning designs, and what else she’s up to – not least writing and illustrating her own children’s books.

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