"Illustrations for four works published by Tor. 'Foundation' by Ann Aguirre (top left), is a zombie apocalypse story that called for a rugged image, so I decided to experiment and eventually went with a new approach in charcoal. I really enjoyed the layers of riddles in 'A Window or a Small Box' by Jedediah Berry, which inspired this piece (top right); obviously, I was also paying tribute to Escher. My first book cover was Vicious by V. E. Schwab (bottom left), a novel about the rivalry of two villains, friends-turned-archenemies who possess extraordinary powers. I was awarded my first Society of Illustrators Gold Medal in the book category for 'Jacks and Queens at the Green Mill' (bottom right) by Marie Rutkoski. Set in Chicago in 1920, the story has jazz, the Mafia, flappers and the conspiracy of the Great Chicago Fire."