Petya Tsankova

Petya Tsankova – Designer

Art and design educated book cover and layout designer with more than ten years of experience in the book publishing sector.


I am a multi-disciplinary design and publishing specialist with an academic background in visual communication design and more than ten years of experience in the publishing industry.

The scope of my expertise includes Book Cover Design, Book Interior Design, Ebooks, Digital Illustration, Motion Design and social media marketing content.

My practice is based on delivering high design standards, intelligent and engaging visual ideas, project-specific creative solutions that best communicate the context of the book and an integrated approach across all aspects of the book development process.

In my work, I am always motivated and guided by my commitment and passion for creating things of beauty.

Action & Adventure Fantasy Middle Grade Fantasy Mystery & Crime Poetry Young Adult
Biographies & Memoirs Home & Garden
  • Bachelor Degree in Poster Design and Visual Communication

Work experience


Apr, 2017 — Present

Book cover and book interior design work, as well as overseeing the company's visual identity across all communication channels


May, 2015 — Present

Book cover and book interior design work, as well as overseeing the company's visual identity across all communication channels


May, 2011 — Apr, 2015 (almost 4 years)

Henderson Global Investors

Apr, 2009 — Apr, 2011 (about 2 years)

Preparing the company's print publications for marketing purposes.

New Star Asset Management

Jun, 2008 — Apr, 2009 (10 months)

Preparing the company's print publications for marketing purposes






Black Tea

Stephen M.

Praised by BBC Russia Correspondant Lucy Ash who said, "Elegaic, evocative and disarmingly candid." Paul Binding, cultural critical and author, called it, "A triumphant of art as well as of observation." Zinovy Zinik, celebrated Russian author and BBC critic, ... read more
A Very Important Teapot is a comedy thriller revolving around the hunt for a lost cache of Nazi diamonds in Australia.Dawson’s life is going nowhere. Out of work and nearly out of money, he is forlornly pursuing the love of Rachel Whyte. But Rachel is engaged ... read more
With the possiblity looming that the referendum might get passed and he'll lose easy access to his German partner and Germany, British stage director Tim Luscombe must get a German passport. To apply he must first pass his German language test. To do that, he ... read more
War spreads further into Dumnon despite the coming of winter, and even more Murecken priests are on the hunt for those with power in their blood.Coryn now trains young warriors in Storr Haven in the use of magic, but he still searches for Katleya, the woman he... read more
This superbly researched and beautifully told fictional memoir is about love, art, and Chinese history and politics."This is the book I struggled not to write. I buried the pain along with my Chinese name and changed my fate."Brushstrokes in Time is a fictiona... read more

Petya has 35 reviews





Tawny E.

Tawny E.

Aug, 2021

Petya did an excellent job creating a unique book cover and interior design that brought my book to life. She was incredibly patient with me as a first-time author, made time to answer all my questions and showed me the available options for different aspects of the book. She made sure that I was happy with each component of the book before moving forward. Her communication was consistent and t...
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john B.

john B.

May, 2021

Petya is fantastic! Extremely reactive, very professional I am very happy with her delivery. I highly recommend Petya
Brian G.

Brian G.

May, 2021

Petya was fantastic to work with and VERY patient with me.
Valerie C.

Valerie C.

May, 2021

I needed help to get my book cover ready for print, and I had waited too long to get it finalized. Petya rose to the challenge and made this happen for me under a tight deadline. She was super-efficient, highly communicative, and really helpful! I'm very happy with the final result and I look forward to hitting 'publish' on my first book this week! Thank you!
Belinda C.

Belinda C.

Apr, 2021

Working with Petya was a pleasure. She always responded very quickly and was very professional. Her designing was tops--very remarkable. She made my dream come true with her designs of a cover, spine, and back for my book. I can't say enough good about her. She deserves 10 stars! I will definitely be hiring her again when I finish my other genealogy book.

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