Eric C. Wilder is a designer based in Western New York. His client list includes W. W. Norton, Hachette, and Penguin Random House. His work has been recognized in the Association of University Presses Book, Jacket, and Journal Show, as well as the New England Book Show. He developed Spine Magazine and the companion audio show, Spine Magazine Podcast. Both are dedicated to covering the creative and production aspects of the book publishing industry. He, along with designer Cherie Chapman, is co-founder of Chapman & Wilder, a studio specializing in book covers, interior layout, and marketing across all genres.