2014 Shortlist – Best Cover – Snow White’s Coffin

HarperCollins Publishers Award for Best Cover 2014

Highly Commended

Snow White coverDesigner Fergus Barrowman (Victoria University Press)
Title Snow White's Coffin by Kate Camp
Publisher Victoria University Press
Format 210 x 148mm, 72pp, paperback
Judges’ Comments This cover has a quality of unexpectedness that is instantly beguiling. The SK4 is a sufficiently beautiful artefact in its own right that its appearance on the cover of a volume of poetry, while initially puzzling, is a good surprise. The fact that the record player is called 'Snow White's coffin' only underlines the wit, and the boldness of the choice.

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