JUN 21-23, 2024

Debbie Berne

Debbie Berne has been a professional book designer since 2002 and has designed hundreds of books in genres across the board and for everyone from the Big 5 publishers, academic presses, and self-publishing authors. Her favorite books to design are children’s picture books and cookbooks. She can talk for hours about the anatomy of recipe design. In 2024 a book she both designed and wroteThe Design of Books: An Explainer for Authors, Editors, Agents, and Other Curious Readers — was published by University of Chicago Press. Her next book is Cookbooking: A Fan’s Guide. She lives with her family in Oakland, CA.

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