Island Press Field Notes blog

Island Press Field Notes

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By Jordan Aaronson / On March 1st, 2016

I have loved books my entire life, and I always knew that I wanted to pursue a career that would allow me to focus on reading and writing. As an overenthusiastic undergrad, I spent a lot of my time trying to figure out which path I wanted to follow:...

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By Samantha Hansen / On February 8th, 2016

I first applied to Island Press in the midst of a job-hunting fury that surrounded me like a cloud of smoke. Island Press stood out from the rest because not only was it a publisher, but also a non-profit. I loved the idea of being able to work at a...

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By Caitlin Moniz / On January 3rd, 2016

The real world is weird. You emerge from the sheltered existence of a college undergrad to find that your new roommates are you parents. And then there’s figuring out your career path—a daunting task where it feels like doors are closing everywhere you...

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By Rebecca Heine / On December 15th, 2015

I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I first stepped into the offices of Island Press to start my editorial internship, but from the start it’s been a delight.

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By Clare McGranahan / On December 1st, 2015

In this installment, production intern Clare McGranahan reflects on what it takes to print a perfect book.

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By Jason Leppig / On October 5th, 2015

In this installment, development intern Taylor Velarde appreciates the IP camaraderie

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 27th, 2015

Kelsie's spirit animal is the splendid fairy-wren.

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 22nd, 2014

The Cascade Mountains.

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 3rd, 2014

The Island Press UPS machine, a publicity intern's best friend.  

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 24th, 2014

The development team is looking forward to taking part in next week's #...

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