Glen Edelstein

Glen Edelstein – Designer

I am a book designer with lifelong experience in book publishing. My approach to conceptual book design ensures your book becomes a reality.

Overview

For over three decades, I have been bringing authors' visions to life! I have crafted works for some of the most renowned publishing houses, as well as helped independent authors stand out. If you are ready to get your masterpiece noticed, I can help you get the ball rolling. I am committed to getting your message out to the world, and provide professional services that match. Whether you have a completed manuscript or an idea in mind.


My knowledge of the publishing industry includes service for Penguin Random House Inc. and St. Martin’s Press, a division of Macmillan Inc. I have experience in creating both print and eBooks and aim to deliver high-quality designs for your specific book concept. My projects are completed efficiently and I thereby reduce the time and costs associated with on-the-job training and coaching often required by less-experienced designers.

Services
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management
Fiction
Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Mystery & Crime Picture Books Poetry Thriller & Suspense
Languages
English

Work experience

Self-employed

Feb, 2009 — Present

• Work individually with a variety of large publishers, indie publishers, and self-publishers to create cohesive book interior and cover designs and eBooks
• Collaborate with printers and editors during the design process.

Penguin Random House Inc.

Apr, 2000 — Feb, 2009 (almost 9 years)

• Managed a department of 5 designers as well as a pool of illustrators, photographers, and freelance designers in an effort to design book interiors and covers.
• Published over 350 books per year.
• Collaborated with publishers as well as production and editorial departments.

Bantam-Dell Publishing Group, Penguin Random House Inc.

Feb, 1992 — Apr, 2000 (about 8 years)

St. Martins Press Inc.

Jun, 1987 — Feb, 1992 (over 4 years)

Portfolio

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La Donna Velata (French Edition)

Mojtahedi, Karim

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After 525 years, the traditional literature recounting the history of Columbus's epic voyage and first encounters with Native Americans remains Eurocentric, focused principally--whether pro- o... read more
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The 5 Year-Old Lawyer and Her Frog

Kadry Parra, Gloria Elizabeth

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Personal Tru$t

Hunt, William Reston

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Blue Water Women

DeVere, Gina

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America's Main Street is celebration, Michael Wallis hit the road again, revisiting people and places that made the Mother Road on American icon, and uncovering new treasures. A love letter an... read more
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What hit meant the most to you and why? It was a simple question of nine words, a magical number in baseball, and it led award-winning sportswriter Mark Newman on an eight-year journey that wo... read more
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The charming story and beautiful illustrations bring the fairy world to life. When Chloe, a fairy whose good-natured clumsiness is legendary among her fairy friends, dreams of Lily, a lonely g... read more
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Red Shirt Kids

Bryce Clark

Sixth-graders Mike and Amy must learn to use their special powers to save other children Mike and Amy Smith are nervous about moving from their nice house in Boston to a dilapidated old mansio... read more
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The American workplace has become toxic to mental, emotional, and physical health. A book for our complex and challenging times, Happier at Work offers a practical path for leaders and employe... read more
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Bestselling author Max Byrd delivers a brilliant, revenge-filled tale of a WWII Police Inspector, who trails his vengeful sister-in-law after her husband’s death.On a relaxing vacation at Lake... read more
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The Point Of A Gun: Thriller

Steven W. Kohlhagen

In the near future, America is experiencing a dramatic increase in terrorist attacks---by jihadists, White supremacists, and Mexican cartels. In the face of these failures by the U.S. Governme... read more
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The Dreaming Road

Elizabeth Moore

What if death is only an urban legend? On a spring morning in early May, Diane wakes up to find her beautiful 16-year old daughter, Callie, lying dead on the floor of her bedroom. The police f... read more
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What if you could inherit your ancestors' memories? What implications would such an inheritance have on society?In Blood Memory Society, Field's story is a fast-paced, action thriller, science... read more
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For the first time in print, comes the revolutionary acting technique from the premiere acting coach of our era. Not a copy of the old masters, The Warner Loughlin Technique empowers the actor... read more
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Glen has 21 reviews

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Andrew F.

Andrew F.

Jan, 2024

Glen has proven to be much more than a design editor. He has been a mentor and a guide to me, as a first time author and self-publisher. He knew what I didn't know and what I needed to know about things I didn't anticipate. He helped me through copyright procedures. He connected me to public relations agencies when I needed. He walked me through getting set up with Ingram Sparks as an alternati...
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Glen E.
Thank you Andrew for your shining review. I always give 100% to my clients. You have been a real pleasure to work with. Can't wait for the next book.
Kevin P.

Kevin P.

Jan, 2024

Glen knows what he's doing and is easy to work with. He did an excellent job with our cover design.
Arnauld D.

Arnauld D.

Dec, 2023

Glen provided a continuous follow up during the whole process that was very useful for a someone like me who has never published a book before.
gerard F.

gerard F.

Aug, 2023

Professionalism all the way. It was a pleasure working with Glen on my first novel, The Baker's Ghost. He guided me along the way with cover design, interior options and the timeframe needed to get the job done. I am pastry chef by day and writer by night, who is always creating something from scratch. I am totally amazed and ecstatic to hold my beautiful book in my hands that was created by me...
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Glenn H.

Glenn H.

Aug, 2023

From introduction to completion, Glen's work on my project was outstanding. His proposal was clearly written and I was able to lean on his experience. In addition to his extraordinary design and cover work, he also provided me with suggestions of distribution, marketing, and promotion. I highly recommend Glen to others in need of book design and cover work.

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