An Englishman in Texas–cover
Book cover design is just one of the services Sublime Design Studio offers for small presses and individual authors. This selection of book covers includes designs by Kim and Jacqui Davis.
An Englishman in Texas is a memoir by Ron Kenney, an English jockey who came to the United States in 1960. His autobiographical account begins with his childhood in the northeast of England during WWII. He goes on to describe how, with no knowledge of horses, he was sent four hundred miles from home at 14 years of age to apprentice as a jockey.
By the Light of a Neon Moon offers memories of love found and of love lost. There are verses about line dancing and mechanical bulls, crusty bartenders and jukeboxes whining out two-stepping songs full of pedal-steel guitar.
Rick Campbell’s latest collection, Gunshot, Peacock, Dog, reads like an extended elegy for the poet himself, for his lost loved ones, and for the changes in the wider world.
No Evil is Wide A Novella by Randall Watson 978-1-948692-06-9 paper 16.95 978-1-948692-05-2 ebook 9.99 5½x8½, 144 pp. Fiction November 2018 Order from Madville Publishing Or order through Amazon or Barnes & NobleEbook available through Amazon’s Kindle Store and through the Kobo Store. The audiobook is narrated by Texas native, Nick Gilley No Evil is Wide is the violent story of an unnamed narrator, the prostitute he is tasked to “find,” and Carpenter Wells, a man who has lost his soul and wanders, empty, unable to quench his desire. The remembrances of the narrator revolve around sexual awakening, family distance and dissolution—how they crumble to common and inevitable animalism....
The candid poems in Gianna Russo’s One House Down are grounded in experiences of ambivalence and oneness, not unlike those we sometimes find in true love. Russo ruminates on the past and scrutinizes the present in her hometown of Tampa with honest affection, concern, anger and delight.
Book cover design for Jan Cole’s Sisypya Larvata Prodeat (Sisypha Wearing a Maskk Advances). This cover for this book was laid out and designed by Kimberly Parish Davis with a painting by Adelina Moya.
The Autobiography of Francis N. Stein: The Last Promethean is a hell of a story about the last imagined descendant of Dr. Frankenstein’s wretch—the spurned monster. It offers struggle and pathos, pain and absolution, deception and deliverance.
Kim designed this poster to advertise a visit by author, Angela W. Williams, to promote her 2015 Texas Review Press book, Hush Now, Baby.
Kim designed this cover for Faithful Shep. She also designed and typeset the book’s interior and acted as editor for the project. It came out through Texas Review Press in Spring 2017.