J.L. Woodson, a native Chicagoan, began his career in the literary industry at sixteen years old as the award-winning author of The Things I Could Tell You and Super Woman’s Child: Son of a Single Mother, (which was Nominated for an NAACP Image Award), as well as a short story in the NAACP Image Award-Winning Anthology, Breaking The Cycle presented by a New York Times Bestselling author. His career area shifted to Graphic Design in 2009, creating Book Covers, websites, and other marketing materials for New York Times and National bestselling authors as well as independently published authors. During that year he also founded, Woodson Creative Studio, and has dedicated his company to providing, high-quality Book Cover Design as well as other Graphic and Web Design support for his clients.
J.L. believes that every great story should have a wonderfully designed book cover wrapped around it, one that will capture the eyes and interest of a potential reader. Some of his clients include National Best-selling authors Naleighna Kai, Martha Kennerson, Shakir Rashaan, Susan D. Peters, London St. Charles, and New York Times Best-Selling Author L.A. Banks, Brown Girls Books (a Publishing Company founded by National Best-Selling Authors Victoria Christopher Murray & ReShonda Tate-Billingsley), and many more.
J.L. is a Graduate of Columbia College Chicago, with a Degree in Graphic Design. He is an active member of AIGA (The American Institute of Graphic Arts), The One Club, and CAA (College Art Association). He splits his time working on design projects for businesses, corporations as well as traveling for different Design and Literary Events.
Learn more at J.L. Woodson’s official website