Matt Roeser is a designer in Boston available to work on book jackets for publishers, presses and individuals. As Assistant Art Director at Candlewick Press, he focuses primarily on making young adult and middle grade books that stand out on the shelf. Prior to that, he helped make creative matter as Senior Designer of the talented team at Atomicdust.
When not designing, he can be found tinkering around with ideas for stories. One such story has been published as a picture book by Simon & Schuster. It features a grumpy asteroid named Astro who is knocked out of his orbit and takes an unexpected journey through space. You can find out more about Oh No, Astro! here.
Some of his favorite books include: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, Cloud Atlas, A Tale for the Time Being, A Confederacy of Dunces, The Prestige, Kafka on the Shore, I’m a Stranger Here Myself, The Westing Game, The Phantom Tollbooth, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and most everything by Kurt Vonnegut, David Sedaris and Roald Dahl.
If you’re interested in having him work on a cover design for you, you’re in luck – he has internet: