Melanie Surani grew up in Memphis, TN before taking extended trips to Toronto, Canada, Eichstätt, Germany, and Philadelphia, PA. She lives with her husband and cat in New York City, where she is hard at work on her next novel.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first story I ever read by myself, I believe was The Foot Book (Dr. Seuss). I was so enthralled that I could read the whole thing, that's all I did for a while.
How do you approach cover design?
I like to scale down the story to its most condensed form. It's tricky conveying genre, tone, plot, and character in a single image.