Book Title: Word (of Mouth) Literary Anthology

Client/Publisher: Northwest Bookfest (2002)

Role: Design, typesetting, copywriting

Author: Various young adults

Size: 4.625 x 6 inches, saddle-stitched

This annual anthology features the written work of young adults in the Pacific Northwest, some of which was read live on the Word (of mouth) stage at Northwest Bookfest.



Using the packaging from a mid-century pair of hip-waders as my muse design , I crafted the cover & promotional copy with a tongue-&-cheek voice spouting the positive effects of literature on one’s well-being.

Experienced with working in agency and studio settings, Amy Redmond is an art director and visual designer who thrives on variety, creating print and interactive work for corporate and non-profit clients. To keep her creativity refreshed, Amy balances digital design with time in her letterpress studio (Amada Press) in Seattle. She teaches typography at the School of Visual Concepts and letterpress printing at Partners in Print, where she also serves as a founding member of PiP’s Leadership Team.

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October 9, 2002