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Island Press Field Notes

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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.

A pile of Island Press books

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...

A stack of foreign language books from Island Press

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...

On Interning at Island Press

By Simon Boes / On July 15th, 2019

My internship was a genuine peek into the meticulous field of publishing. I always had proper guidance and was never afraid to ask questions, which makes the office such a great place for learning.

By Jen Hawse / On October 16th, 2018

What’s your daily routine? You get up, get dressed, tend to the daily chores, and start your commute. If you’re a city driver you know that you have a slog ahead of you. It’s not something we look forward to, but it’s something we must do to get...

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By Katharine Sucher / On September 13th, 2018

Last weekend, Island Press brought Melissa Bruntlett and Chris Bruntlett, authors of Building the Cycling City: The Dutch...

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