Chip KiddStretch Conference Speaker
Chip Kidd is a graphic designer and writer in New York City. His book jacket designs for Alfred A. Knopf (where he has worked since 1986) have helped spawn a revolution in the art of American book packaging.
He is a recipient of the National Design Award for Communications, the industry’s highest honor.
Kidd’s monograph, CHIP KIDD: BOOK ONE was published in October of 2006 by Rizzoli International, with an introduction by John Updike and featuring over 800 works, spanning two decades, from 1986 through 2006.
The Cheese Monkeys, Kidd’s first novel, was published by Scribner in Fall of 2001 and was a national bestseller, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His second novel, The Learners, was published in February of 2008 to tremendous acclaim.