Cover Art for A Visitors Guide to Mystic Falls, Essays on The Vampire Diaries

Smart Pop Books, an imprint that specializes in pop culture essay collections, will soon be publishing an anthology for the popular book and TV series The Vampire Diaries, and the cover art has been revealed along with a few of the essay authors. got the early look at the artwork you’ll see below and will be a contributor/editor to Smart Pop’s A Visitors Guide to Mystic Falls. Leah Wilson is the editor-in-chief for Smart Pop Books.

In addition, Dark Faerie Tales provided the following names of confirmed authors: Heidi Kling, Karen Mahoney, Sarah Rees Brennan, Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Bree Despain, and Kiersten White.

Per there is a theme to who is contributing, and they’ll each be discussing a particular facet of the Vampire Diaries TV ‘verse. While we can’t tell you much about the contents of the collection (yet), we can let you in some trivia associated with the cover:

  • Leah searched high and low for a florist who could supply vervain, but we reassured her that the plant chosen was okay because (show fact!) that wasn’t vervain in Uncle Zach’s basement either. Real vervain is just not pretty.
  • The papers are actual 19th Century American papers, chosen specifically for the shoot. The fact that “Thursday night” is clearly visible above the necklace is entirely accidental – but brilliant.
  • Cover Art for A Visitors Guide to Mystic Falls, Essays on The Vampire Diaries

    Keep it here for more, and in the meantime pre-order your copy below and also visit The Vampire Diaries‘ official site on The CW.

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