Dale Halvorsen is an award-winning illustrator and designer who also works as the alter ego Joey Hi-Fi. Operating from his secret underground lair in Cape Town, South Africa, he enjoys working on a variety of projects from book covers to editorial illustration, comics, T-shirts and packaging.

His book cover design work has been awarded the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) award for Best Artwork in 2010 and 2014, The Qwillery "Debut Author Challenge" award for his work on Blackbirds (by Chuck Wendig) in 2012, the British Fantasy Award for Best Artist in 2014 and the Wojtek Siudmak Award at the Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire for his work on the Zoo City book (by Lauren Beukes) cover in 2010.

He has designed and illustrated covers for many local and international authors, including Lauren Beukes, Chuck Wendig, Charlie Human, Richard de Nooy, Luke Rhinehart, Simon Morden, Tony Ballantyne, Claire Robertson, Nnedi Okorafor and Imraan Coovadia, to name a few.

In addition to working on various book cover commissions, he is also currently co-writing SURVIVORS' CLUB with Lauren Beukes for Vertigo (DC Comics).

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