South West England artists and designers can win £350 by designing the cover for the first printed edition of Bristol-based novella Missorts Volume II by author Tony White. To be published in November 2013 in a limited edition of 250, this will be the first print version of the novella, which was published by Situations as a free e-book in November 2012, to accompany Tony White’s permanent public sound work, Missorts. You can download the original Missorts sound work app here.
Situations is looking for a cover design that will capture the intrigue, personal stories and Bristolian context of the novella.
Entrants will have their work reviewed by a panel of leading experts including Emily King, former Frieze writer, design historian and curator, and Fraser Muggeridge, award-winning graphic designer and educator.The winning entry will receive a £350 prize, 10 complimentary signed copies of the limited edition novella and a national PR campaign including Bristol and London launches of the book.
Tony White is best known for his 2003 novel Foxy-T and Missorts Volume II is a contemporary work of fiction that does for Bristol what Foxy-T did for London. Set in the shadow of the derelict former Royal Mail sorting office next to Bristol Temple Meads station, the novella follows four local characters, whose lives across two decades have been transformed by loves lost and letters found.
Deadline: Sept 2nd