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Fahrenheit 451 Cover Design Contest Winner Revealed

Matthew Owen has won the  Fahrenheit 451 cover design contest from Simon & Schuster and the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom.

The winning cover (embedded above) was revealed at the ALA Midwinter Meeting.

Owen, who hails from Little Rock, AR, created a cover that beat out more than 360 submissions. Both the Simon & Schuster staff and the Bradbury estate participated in judging the entries.

Here’s more from the release: “The contest was held in in celebration of the upcoming 60th anniversary of Ray Bradbury’s iconic classic Fahrenheit 451. The public was invited to design a new cover, which will be featured on the first printing of the 60th anniversary edition.”

What do you think of this new cover?

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