Christine Kettner

Christine Kettner – Designer

I am an award winning book designer with years of experience with major book companies such as Disney, Harper Collins, and Little Brown.


I provide many design options and I am a great lover of typography. I am an award winning book designer with years of experience with major book companies such as Disney, Harper Collins, Little Brown and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

I read the manuscripts and/or synopsis and work with the authors to create a cover that satisfies the current market trends and also reflects the emotional thread of the story.

I execute the author's vision but also provide other concepts/ideas that the author my not have considered or thought of. I provide many options/concepts and enjoy the challenge of reworking to satisfy the author's wishes. Nothing makes me happier than a happy author.
Biographies & Memoirs
Historical Fiction Historical Mysteries Magical Realism Young Adult
  • New York Book Awards

Work experience


Apr, 2017 — Present

Over the course of my career, I have had the privilege of working with many high profile authors such as Art Spiegelman; Amos Oz; Emma Donoghue, Edward Hemingway; Rick Riordan; Linda Sue Park, Sharon Flake and Rosemary Wells.

I give the same attention to the up and coming authors, as I do the established names. Nothing delights me more than collaborating with authors to bring their stories to the world.

Christine has 6 reviews





DragonsRSoStupid S.

DragonsRSoStupid S.

Apr, 2024

Christine was awesome. She went the extra mile to help me at every step. Being this was my first effort; she was extremely helpful and explained a lot of things to me i would have never thought of. All errors I had made were corrected, and her better suggestions were applied as she designed the interior. I highly recommend Christine, and I will probably use her again.
Alan H.

Alan H.

Apr, 2024

I was so pleased with Christine's work on the typography of my front cover that I then contracted her a second time, now for the full cover design.
Phyllis P.

Phyllis P.

Feb, 2024

Thank you Christine for all your help. My book is lovely. All I could have hoped for. Phyllis
hassan N.

hassan N.

Jan, 2024

Christine has been amazing with work with. Thank you Christine for all your hard work and dedication.
Phyllis P.

Phyllis P.

Nov, 2023

Christine was a joy to work with. She made me a book cover that I am proud of and she should be too. I will definitely be back to Christine for my next book cover.
Christine K.
Thanks, Phyllis! The sentiments are mutual! jusqu'à la prochaine fois!

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