David Lester Resume

David Lester
Publishing, Graphic Design and Illustration


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: David is the editor and graphic designer at BC Bookworld, a quarterly newspaper that deals with books published in British Columbia, Canada.

In 1993 David established Get To The Point Publishing to put out Jean Smith's first novel, I Can Hear Me Fine. Get To The Point has published chap-books of graphics and/or poetry by Bud Osborn, Catherine Owen, Chad Norman, David Lester, Wendy Atkinson, Jean Smith, David Pritchett, Norman Nawrocki. Bud Osborn’s "Keys to Kingdoms" won The City of Vancouver Award

1986-89: The Black Wedge Tours. David Lester organized, booked and promoted poets and musicians from Canada, the US and England for five tours in those same countries.

1986. David is committed to creating, publishing and promoting visual, musical and written work dealing with poverty, housing, capitalism, women’s rights, and relationships between men and women from an anarchist and feminist perspective.

David Lester handles marketing and publicity -- organizing hundreds of interviews for print, radio, and TV over the last 15 years in North America, Europe, New Zealand and Australia

David's underground rock duo Mecca Normal was cited as an influence to the founders of Riot Grrrl, a social movement of the mid ’90s

1979-1986: Graphic design and newspaper production In Vancouver at The Georgia Straight, The West Ender, and Vancouver Magazine. David has produced art and design for publishers, theatre companies, record labels, and bands.


  • David’s cartoons and graphics are available for publication use.
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