2014 Shortlist – Best Cover – Self-Portrait

HarperCollins Publishers Award for Best Cover 2014

Highly Commended

Self Portrait coverDesigners Kalee Jackson (cover), Katrina Duncan (interior)
Title Self-Portrait by Marti Friedlander
Publisher Auckland University Press
Format 240 x 190mm, 264pp, hardback, French fold jacket
Judges’ Comments It probably wasn't hard to choose the photograph that ended up on this cover: an image of the photographer engrossed in her work, her camera pointing out towards the world. It's the perfect illustration of the title. As one judge pointed out, it just about obviates the need to have 'self portrait' written on the cover at all.

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