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Island Press Field Notes

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By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On November 1st, 2019

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

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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! 

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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.

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By Chidinma Onuoha / On August 22nd, 2019

Are you curious about the people behind the books?

By Chidinma Onuoha / On August 6th, 2019

What are the most pressing environmental issues today? We asked this question to Island Press readers in our most recent newsletter. More than 60 of you responded, and we are excited to share your thoughtful answers here. You can access a PDF version of...

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By Rebecca Bright / On July 29th, 2019

Island Press works with publishers around the world to help our authors’ ideas reach a larger, global audience. Through this work, we have published books in at least 25 different languages.

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By Kyler Geoffroy / On July 26th, 2019

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project is excited to continue the urbanist journalism fellowship this fall with Greater Greater Washington!

By Chidinma Onuoha / On July 22nd, 2019

Once upon a time, I was sure that I wanted to be an editor. I always liked reading and polishing people’s stories. It felt right to shape up someone's work, to see its beginning and see it transform into a finished product. But, as any recent English...

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