The aptly named
Elizabeth Story, Tachyon’s lead designer, is that rare and wondrous
unicorn who combines artistic, technical, and verbal skills.
2015 Tachyon Holiday card
Story came to
Tachyon in 2009 as an editorial intern, having graduated with honors
from the Creative Writing department at UC Santa Cruz. Her prior
experience included creating motivational posters, newsletters, and
comic strips for a children’s tutoring center; editing a campus
literary magazine; and assisting in a perfumery.
Once Story dashed
off some impromptu promotional materials in Photoshop, it became
clear that she was destined to work as Tachyon as an artist instead
of an editor. Since that time, Story has designed many of Tachyon’s
most creative book covers and interiors, press kits, holiday cards,
2016 Tachyon Holiday card
Story is currently
working on an M.F.A., sleeping very little, and being wittier than
most people you know. It is said that she locked her first novel,
(which may or may not have been illustrated) in a drawer because it
tried to bite her.
Elizabeth Story a very happy birthday, and hopes that she doesn’t get
cheated of Christmas presents just because she was born on the wrong
For more info on HAP AND LEONARD: BLOOD AND LEMONADE, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Elizabeth Story
For more info about IN CALABRIA, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover design by Elizabeth Story