The University Press Week blog tour begins today! All this week, bloggers at 37 different presses will celebrate the value of scholarly presses and the contributions they make to our society. Individual presses will blog on a different theme each day. Today's theme is "Meet the Press" and features blogs by the following presses:
McGill-Queen’s University Press profiles Jonathan Crago and Kyla Madden, key members of the editorial department, who discuss their experiences in scholarly publishing and their vision for MQUP.
Penn State University Press features a Q&A with its manuscript editor John Morris.
University of Illinois Press editor-in-chief Laurie Matheson talks about her journey through the field and the changes that she has seen during her career, including shifts in the library market.
University of Hawai‘i Press features the peripatetic academic publishing career of its soon-to-retire journals manager Joel Bradshaw.
University of Missouri Press spotlights its new director David Rosenbaum, who discusses his plans for the UMP's future and his transition back to a university press.
University Press of Colorado profiles its managing editor Laura Furney, who has been at the press for 20 years and is playing an integral role in two recent developments at UPC.
University Press of Florida features its acquisitions editor Sian Hunter, who is working to develop and grow innovative new subject areas.