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By Jason Leppig / On October 3rd, 2022

Get ready! From 10/3-10/10, all Island Press e-books will be discounted at $4.99, exclusively through the Island Press website. This is the perfect opportunity to stock up your e-reader with all those Island Press titles you’ve been eyeing. We’re pretty...

Atlanta landscape

By Jaime Jennings / On July 22nd, 2020

Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation by Edward O. Wilson, Adapted by Jim Ottaviani, Illustrated by C.M. Butzer E.O. Wilson’s bestselling memoir comes to life in a beautifully illustrated graphic adaptation.

By Kyler Geoffroy / On April 22nd, 2020

You may already be aware that Island Press is known as the "publisher of record in all aspects of the environment," but here's some lesser known trivia about us in...

Drawing from Missing Middle Housing shows a variety of housing types

By Jaime Jennings / On February 5th, 2020

Missing Middle Housing by Daniel Parolek gets support boost with $20,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

A pile of Island Press books

By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On December 21st, 2019

A guide to our 2019 titles.

A person writing notes with a pen

By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On November 1st, 2019

During National Authors Day, we hear from editors on their experiences working with authors.

Drawing of EO Wilson with an ant

By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On October 28th, 2019

Island Press President David Miller offered a preview of the upcoming graphic adaptation of EO Wilson's Naturalist. 

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By Jen Hawse / On October 23rd, 2019

No matter the book, they're all 50% off this week only! 

Trees, photo by Casey Horner/Unsplash

By Kyler Geoffroy / On September 13th, 2019

Nestled deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, Nature Camp inspires a commitment to conserve and sustain the environment and its natural resources. 

By Andi Kimberling / On August 27th, 2019

Working in the Development Department, I have grown my writing, researching, and editing skills, and I have learned about the importance of this department to the entire press.