Some IFOA 2016 Book Covers We Love

We love book design at the IFOA! Here are just some of the great covers from this year’s library:

The never-ending news cover of Fauxccasional Poems:

Scott Tysdal, Fauxccasional Poems


Nina Bunjevac’s gorgeous illustrations for Fatherland:

Bunjevac, Fatherland


A Long Watch‘s gentle ocean:

Galappatti, A Long Watch


The beautiful profile on The Pain Tree:

Senior, The Pain Tree Cover


Fire‘s historical woodcut-inspired graphics:

Humphreys, Fire


The torn-paper landscapes of The High Mountains of Portugal, dotted with characters:

Martel, The High Mountains of Portugal



The Naturalist‘s combination of new and old scientific images and notes:

York, The Naturalist


The tempestuous graphics of Hag-Seed:

Atwood, HagSeed


The vivid colouring of The Little Communist Who Never Smiled:

Lafon, The Little Communist Who Never Smiled


Wild Rose‘s gentle ombre:

Butala, Wild Rose


The hungry goose on the cover of A Number of Things:

Urquhart, NumberofThings


The dark highway of I’m Thinking of Ending Things:

Reid, Im Thinking of Ending Things


The nightlights of Bright, Precious Days:

McInerney, Bright Precious Days

Stay tuned for these and many other attractive covers at the 37th edition of the International Festival of Authors, coming to Harbourfront Centre from October 20th-30th!