President of Shock Design Books, Laurie Shock has designed and produced over two hundred books, including A Century of Women with Turner Broadcasting, and Isaac Asimov’s Library of the Universe. Her client list includes the American Cancer Society, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Carter Center, Longstreet Press, Peachtree Publishers, Shepherd Center, and Vineyard Stories. Many of the books she has designed and produced have been published internationally, including a cancer memoir published in Japan. Three of her books have won international book awards.
    She co-produced the traveling exhibit, “Blind/Sight: Conversations with the Visually Inspired,” creating illustrations of how each person in the exhibit sees, based on in-depth interviews and guidance from each subject.
    She has taught publishing workshops for Atlanta Celebrates Photography with the Showcase School, at Turner Broadcasting, and at Serenbe Photography Center.
    Her current book projects include a photography monograph by Kael Alford, Bottom of da Boot: Louisiana’s Disappearing Coast and America 101, photographs by Arthur Grace. Both books are for Fall Line Press to accompany the photographers’ exhibits at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia. She lives in Atlanta with her husband, Billy Howard, and their really big cat, Sam.

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