UnderCover Artists: Designing Book Jackets
Ahlawat Gunjan, Aušra Kiudulaitė, Elsa Mroziewicz, Pinaki De with Rashmi Menon
The River of Rasa
Alka Pande with Pinaki De
Pinaki De is a graphic illustrator-designer who regularly works for various national and international publishers. He was the winner of the PublishingNext prize for the best book cover design in India twice in 2017 and 2019. He won the prestigious Oxford Bookstore prize for the best cover design in India in 2017 and finished runners-up in 2021. A Charles Wallace Trust Fellow, his Ph.D. is on comics theory. Pinaki juggles his creative work with academics as he has a day job as an Associate Professor of English.