Meet the Staff
Jennifer Baumgardner is the executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press. She is the author of Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future (FSG, 2000), Grassroots (FSG, 2005), Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics (FSG, 2007), Abortion & Life (Akashic, 2008), and F’ em!: Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls (Seal, 2011). Jennifer is also the creator of the I Had an Abortion project and film as well as the director/producer of It Was Rape (2012). She writes frequently for magazines ranging from Harper’s Bazaar to The Nation, is the cocreator of Feminist Camp and Soapbox Inc. (a feminist speakers’ bureau), and she travels the country talking about activism, feminism, and the experiences that we’re supposed to keep secret.
Suki Boynton is the senior graphic designer at the Feminist Press. She is a graduate of Connecticut College with a BA in art history and has a degree in graphic design from the Art Institute of Charleston, SC. She currently lives in New Jersey. sboynton[at]gc[dot]cuny[dot]edu or 212-817-7924.
Lucia Brown is the external relations manager for the Feminist Press. She is a graduate of Ithaca College where she studied international communications and gender studies, and is originally from Maine. In her free time, Lucia volunteers with NOW-NYC. lbrown[at]gc[dot]cuny[dot]edu or 212-817-7928.
Alyea Canada is the assistant editor at the Feminist Press. She received her Bachelor's degree in film and comparative literature from the University of Rochester, and her master's degree in liberal studies from the New School. She currently lives in Brooklyn. acanada[at]gc[dot]cuny[dot]edu or 212-817-7926.
Hannah Goodwin is the administrative manager for the Feminist Press. Originally from Maine, she received her Bachelor’s in anthropology from Colby College. She has worked as a teacher in Boston and abroad, and as an office coordinator for Women Make Movies. She volunteers with GenSexNYC, coordinating and facilitating anti-opression gender and sexuality workshops. hgoodwin[at]gc[dot]cuny[dot]edu or 212-817-7929.
Wren Hanks is the publicist for the Feminist Press. They received their Bachelor’s from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA in Poetry from the University of New Orleans. They are the author of two chapbooks, Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press), and were a 2016 Lambda Emerging Writers Fellow. They currently live in Brooklyn, NY. whanks[at]gc[dot]cuny[dot]edu or 212-817-7927.
Lauren Rosemary Hook is the translation acquisitions editor at the Feminist Press. She also manages foreign rights and oversees production. She graduated from the University of Georgia where she studied Spanish, Latin American Caribbean studies, and international affairs. lhook[at]gc[dot]cuny[dot]edu or 212-817-7922.
Jisu Kim is the marketing and sales manager and internship coordinator at the Feminist Press. She oversees the marketing life of a book, from its beginnings as an ISBN to becoming course adopted and a backlist gem. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied comparative literature and political theory, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY. jkim10[at]gc[dot]cuny[dot]edu or 212-817-7922.
Drew Stevens, art director, joined the Feminist Press staff in 2008. Hailing from Louisville, Kentucky, he has lived in New York for over 20 years and has been designing books for over 25. Some of his book designs can be viewed on his website studiodrew.net. dstevens[at]gc[dot]cuny[dot]edu or 212-817-7931.