AAUP Book Jacket, and Journal Show

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February 09, 2012
MQUP Books Selected for the Association of American University Presses “AAUP” Book, Jacket, and Journal Show 75
Judging for the 2012 AAUP Book, Jacket and Journal Show took place January 26-27 at the AAUP Central Office in New York City. Approximately 226 books, 300 jacket and cover design entries, and 4 journals were entered. 49 books, 1 journal, and 30 jackets/covers were chosen by the jurors as the very best examples from this pool of excellent design.

The 2012 Book, Jacket, & Journal Show will premiere at the AAUP Annual Meeting in Chicago, June 18-20, 2012. The show will be exhibited around the country from September 12 to April 2013; dates and locations will be announced in late summer.

Jackets and Covers

Blindfold
by John Mikhail Asfour
Designer: David Drummond
Production Coordinator: Susanne McAdam
Art Director: Susanne McAdam

A moving collection of poems on the distance surrounding disability.

“Asfour provides readers with a deeply moving glimpse into the frustrations and disorientation of physical loss, as well as the heroic effort to find the language and metaphors that will translate his experience into poetry.” Harold Heft, The Montreal Gazette

John Mikhail Asfour is a translator and former professor of literature. The editor of the landmark anthology When the Words Burn: An Anthology of Modern Arabic Poetry, he has written four previous books of poems.