George with his wife and creative partner, Mary

George Foster has earned more than 300 awards and created covers for 134 bestsellers, many reaching #1. His designs have helped sell many millions of copies, including three books in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and four books by Pope Francis. His list of clients includes Simon & Schuster, Harcourt Brace, Pearson Education, St. Martin’s Press, Crossroad Publishing, and scores of first-time self-publishers.

George gives lectures on cover design and has a chapter in the bestselling reference book, 1001 Ways to Market Your Books. He is recommended by industry professionals, featured in The Writer’s Essential Tackle Box, listed in publishing resource books, and contributes to the newsletter, Book Marketing Matters.

George’s lovely wife, Mary, is an author in the bestselling Thank God I series. She is also an artist with excellent ideas and designing your book cover is a team process because of her input. They live in Fairfield, Iowa, a small and vibrant city of many artists, surrounded by expansive landscapes of subtle beauty.