David McLimans’ bold illustration of Poe’s poem, A Dream Within a Dream appeared in the first edition of Graphic Classics: Edgar Allan Poe. David received his MFA in graphic design from Boston University and spent several years working in staff design positions before embarking on a successful career as a freelance illustrator. He has won numerous awards for his work, including an Award of Excellence from the Society of Newspaper Designers and a Certificate of Excellence from Print magazine. His work has appeared in many national publications including AIGA, Time, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Progressive, The Atlantic Monthly, and Harpers. David lives with his daughter, Hannah, in Madison, WI.