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With well over a decade of experience in both traditional and independent publishing, Stuart has worked for Hodder & Stoughton, Puffin Books, HarperCollins, and was Art Director of Oneworld Publications. He has worked across every major genre for a whole host of publishers and authors, including Mark Dawson, Stephen King, John le Carré, S. K. Tremayne and the Tolkien Estate.
Stuart is now the Art Director and founder of Books Covered, where he continues to create market-leading book covers for authors, agents and publishers
With more than a decade of photography experience, John quickly made a name for himself when he relocated to Dubai in 2007. His passion for finding the perfect frame has since taken him to Canada, Jordan and the US to shoot weddings, across Africa for wildlife and through Asia and the Middle East for his creative portraits and landscapes. His images can be found in National Geographic along with several other prominent photography publications. In recent years, John worked in-house for an international architecture firm in Dubai, where he spent his days hanging from cranes and buildings capturing some of the worlds leading architecture with his visual storytelling.
John is now an author, photographer and Director of Weston Media
After graduating from Warwick University with an MA in English Literature, Natasha joined HarperCollins where she worked for five years as Editor. There she gained a wealth of experience in project managing and editing a range of Fiction, Non-fiction and illustrated books. Some of her major projects included; film tie-in editions for The Hobbit movie trilogy, Sophie Hannah's The Monogram Murders, the Estates of J.R.R. Tolkien, Agatha Christie and Ngaio Marsh as well as commissioning authors such as Bonnie MacBird, Tom Adams, Edmund Crispin and Francis Durbridge.
Natasha is now Managing Director, illustrator, and photographer at Books Covered.
With a strong background in accounts but seeking a bigger challenge, Erica took her keen eye for detail to the Middle East where she pursued a career in event management. Coordinating large sporting events such as the Dubai Rugby Sevens and project managing branding installations for the DP World Golf Tournament and the Special Olympics, Erica soon made a name for herself as being an energised and highly organised project manager with a history of successful world-class projects under her belt.
Erica is now a Director at Weston Media, where she manages marketing, social media and accounts.