Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Auction Donation: Whitney Gardner, Designer

Auction Donor: Whitney Gardner is an author/illustrator working in Portland, Oregon with her husband, two pugs, and a colony of bees. She wrote and illustrated the upcoming YA novel YOU'RE WELCOME, UNIVERSE (Knopf, 2017), mostly in her underwear. Whitney used to be a school librarian and is still one in her heart.

Donation Item:
TWO separate covers for authors looking to self-publish. 

You're ready to hit publish on your next self-pubbed masterpiece, but you're missing one thing: the cover! Everyone knows a good cover can be a deciding factor for many readers. You've already done the hard work of writing the book, let me help you give it a cover worthy of all of your hard work.

What you get if you win:
  • One round of sketches.
  • One round of notes on the cover we've chosen.
  • One final cover/spine/back cover for your self-published novel.
Starting bid amount: $50

*Please ONLY bid in $1.00 dollar increments (no loose change).
*Please leave bid amount and email address in this format: 
emailaddress [at] provider [dot] com

Availability: Worldwide. 


Examples of Whitney's work:


  1. $51 - liannesimon [at] yahoo [dot] com

  2. BIDDING OFFICIALLY CLOSED! Winner will be emailed with directions on how to claim their prize! Thank you for supporting Summer Heacock and her family!