Covers Panel 2013— BookCampTO Fundraiser and All-Around Good Time!

It’s that time of year again! Get ready for your favourite event and ours, the annual CanBPA Covers Panel. Join us on February 26 at the Cadillac Lounge for an evening of celebration and snark as our panel of experts discuss the book covers of 2012— the best, the worst, and the wtf! You’re guaranteed to have a great evening AND you’ll be helping us raise funds for BookCampTO 2013.

Moderated by our faithful president, David Ward, this year’s panel features all your favourite returning panelists:

Ingrid Paulson, Book Designer, Ingrid Paulson Design
David Gee, Book Designer
Terri Nimmo, Senior Designer, Manager of Creative Services, Random House of Canada
Steven Beattie, Review Editor, Quill and Quire
Nathan Maharaj, Manager, Merchandising, Kobo Inc.
Alan Jones, Art Director, HarperCollins Canada
Michel Vrana, Book Designer, Black Eye Design

New this year: Which books of 2012 made your heart flutter with their sheer beauty? Which ones made your blood boil with rage? Now’s your chance to submit your personal favourites (and anti-favourites) to the panel! Post a link to the cover on our Facebook page or tweet @CanBPA with your suggestions and we’ll compile the best and worst for the event.

See you there!

Cover: $10 ($5 for publishing students and interns)
Date: Tuesday February 26, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Cadillac Lounge
1296 Queen Street West, Toronto