Aaron Munday

Aaron Munday - Designer Tick

London, UK

I have designed and illustrated covers for Ruby Wax, Mick Herron, Sabine Durrant, Dorthe Nors, Sophie Hannah, Juno Dawson and Mary Stewart.

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I live by the sea in one of Britain’s smallest and spookiest towns (Manningtree), with my partner and our son.

I work regularly with Hodder & Stoughton and have designed hundreds of covers across all genres, but with particular focus on Sci-Fi, YA, Self Help, Crime and Thriller. These have included typographic, illustrative and photographic covers for authors such as Ruby Wax, Mick Herron, Sabine Durrant, Sophie Hannah, Juno Dawson, J.P Smythe, Tana French and Mary Stewart. Other publishers I have worked with include Pushkin Press (where I designed the Man Booker Shortlised Mirror Should Signal by Dorthe Nors), Daunt Books, Bloomsbury and Bitter Lemon Press.

As well as book covers I also design CD covers and build the occasional website. I also love baking bread and digging in the garden.

Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Self-help & Self-improvement
Fiction
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction
Short Story
Thriller
Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Freelance Designer

Self-employed
January, 2012 – Present (almost 7 years)

I'm based in Essex and London and work in all areas of graphic design and illustration but mostly in publishing and music.

I work regularly with Hodder & Stoughton and have designed hundreds of covers across all genres. These have included typographic, illustrative and photographic covers for authors such as Ruby Wax, Mick Herron, Sabine Durrant, Sophie Hannah, Juno Dawson and Mary Stewart. Other publishers I have worked with include Pushkin Press (where I designed the Man Booker Shortlised Mirror Should Signal by Dorthe Nors), Daunt Books, Bloomsbury and Bitter Lemon Press.

Way Down Dark: Australia Book 1 (The Australia Trilogy)

James P. Smythe

There's one truth on Australia. You fight or you die. Usually both. Imagine a nightmare from which there is no escape. Seventeen-year-old Chan's ancestors left a dying Earth hundreds of years ago, in search of a new home. They never found one. This is a hell where no one can hide. The only life that Chan's ever known is one of violence, of fighting. Of trying to survive. This is a ship of deat... read more

There's one truth on Australia. You fight or you die. Usually both. Imagine a nightmare from which there is no escape. Seventeen-year-old Chan's ancestors left a dying Earth hundreds of years ago, in search of a new home. They never found one. This is a hell where no one can hide. The only life that Chan's ever known is one of violence, of fighting. Of trying to survive. This is a ship of deat... read more

Dark at the Crossing

Elliot Ackerman

Sane New World: Taming the Mind

Ruby Wax

Sane New World

Sane New World

The Crystal Cave (Arthurian Saga Book 1)

Mary Stewart

This is what happened. I saw it, and it is a true tale.So begins the story of Merlin, born the illegitimate son of a Welsh princess in fifth century Britain, a world ravaged by war. Small and neglected, with his mother unwilling to reveal his father's identity, Merlin must disguise his intelligence - and hide his occasional ability to know things before they happen - in order to keep himself s... read more

This is what happened. I saw it, and it is a true tale.So begins the story of Merlin, born the illegitimate son of a Welsh princess in fifth century Britain, a world ravaged by war. Small and neglected, with his mother unwilling to reveal his father's identity, Merlin must disguise his intelligence - and hide his occasional ability to know things before they happen - in order to keep himself s... read more

Lie With Me

Sabine Durrant

THE UNPUTDOWNABLE RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AND SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER THAT EVERYONE IS RAVING ABOUT. OVER 100K COPIES SOLD.'Utterly gripping' Daily Mail 'A killer twist' Woman & Home'I loved every page' Clare MackintoshLonglisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the YearShortlisted for the British Book Awards Crime Novel of the YearA few little lies never hurt anyon... read more

THE UNPUTDOWNABLE RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AND SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER THAT EVERYONE IS RAVING ABOUT. OVER 100K COPIES SOLD.'Utterly gripping' Daily Mail 'A killer twist' Woman & Home'I loved every page' Clare MackintoshLonglisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the YearShortlisted for the British Book Awards Crime Novel of the YearA few little lies never hurt anyon... read more

The Marlowe Papers

Ros Barber

*WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2013* On May 30th, 1593, a celebrated young playwright was killed in a tavern brawl in London. That, at least, was the official version. Now Christopher Marlowe reveals the truth: that his 'death' was an elaborate ruse to avoid being convicted of heresy; that he was spirited across the Channel to live on in lonely exile; that he continued to write plays and... read more

*WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2013* On May 30th, 1593, a celebrated young playwright was killed in a tavern brawl in London. That, at least, was the official version. Now Christopher Marlowe reveals the truth: that his 'death' was an elaborate ruse to avoid being convicted of heresy; that he was spirited across the Channel to live on in lonely exile; that he continued to write plays and... read more

Did You See Melody?

Sophie Hannah

Make Them Sorry: Camaro Espinoza Book 3

Sam Hawken

Camaro Espinoza is 'the deadliest female protagonist since Jon Land's Caitlin Strong and Stieg Larsson's Lisbeth Salander' (Booklist).Camaro doesn't particularly want to get involved with other people's lives, other people's problems. But she can tell that the woman in her gym is looking for help. And when she learns that Faith has a stalker, she agrees to give her a few defense lessons. She's... read more

Camaro Espinoza is 'the deadliest female protagonist since Jon Land's Caitlin Strong and Stieg Larsson's Lisbeth Salander' (Booklist).Camaro doesn't particularly want to get involved with other people's lives, other people's problems. But she can tell that the woman in her gym is looking for help. And when she learns that Faith has a stalker, she agrees to give her a few defense lessons. She's... read more

This is What Happened

Mick Herron

Twenty-six-year-old Maggie Barnes is someone you would never look at twice. Living alone in a month-to-month sublet in the huge city of London, with no family but an estranged sister, no boyfriend or partner, and not much in the way of friends, Maggie is just the kind of person who could vanish from the face of the earth without anyone taking notice.Or just the kind of person MI5 needs to infi... read more

Twenty-six-year-old Maggie Barnes is someone you would never look at twice. Living alone in a month-to-month sublet in the huge city of London, with no family but an estranged sister, no boyfriend or partner, and not much in the way of friends, Maggie is just the kind of person who could vanish from the face of the earth without anyone taking notice.Or just the kind of person MI5 needs to infi... read more

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Jordan McMakin

I highly recommend working with Aaron Munday! I’m so lucky to have had Aaron design the cover of my medieval YA novel CHANT AND CROWN. His work is stunning, high-quality, superior, and professional. He delivered three initial concepts – all amazing – before we settled on a brilliant design. He worked within my budget, discussed the project thoroughly and created a cover capturing the mood/the...

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Jordan McMakin, August 2018

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