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Waterloo Express (A-List, House of Anansi)

I am a horse once in a while and run like thundering barrels for whatever horizon offers itself.                        —Paulette Jiles from the poem Horses, Waterloo Express A tangle of black calligraphy, taut as a telephone cord during an important call.                        —Paulette Jiles from the poem Blacksnake, Waterloo Express I recently had the great thrill of illustrating the cover for Paulette Jiles' incredible book Waterloo Express . There were so many beautiful words to work with in this book, it was hard to pick a direction! I ended up with about 50 roughs at my first pass which I had to whittle down to just a teeny, tiny handful. I'm so pleased with the final result and so thankful to my lovely, brilliant Editor Maria Golikova for another gorgeous A-List cover! You can order a copy of Waterloo Express here!

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