Meet the Staff
Jamia Wilson is the executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press. Jamia Wilson joins the Press after serving as Executive Director of Women, Action, & the Media, a direct-action network dedicated to creating gender justice in media at all levels. Previously, Wilson has served as TED Prize Storyteller and VP of Programs at Women’s Media Center. A thought leader and writer, Wilson has contributed to New York Magazine, the New York Times, The Today Show, and the Guardian, and is a columnist for Rookie. In 2016 Wilson was honored as a Black Feminist Human Rights Defender by Black Women’s Blueprint and was recognized by Refinery 29 as one of “17 Faces of the Future of Feminism“ in 2013. jamia[at]feministpress[dot]org or 212-817-7916.
Lucia Brown is the senior external relations manager and internship coordinator for the Feminist Press. She is a graduate of Ithaca College where she studied international communications and gender studies, and is originally from Maine. She currently lives in Queens and strongly encourages you to follow FP on Twitter and on Instagram. lucia[at]feministpress[dot]org or 212-817-7928.
Lauren Rosemary Hook is the senior 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. lauren[at]feministpress[dot]org or 212-817-7922.
Jisu Kim is the senior marketing, sales, and publicity manager 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. jisu[at]feministpress[dot]org or 212-817-7918.
Sophia Booth Magnone is the development manager at the Feminist Press and a Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow. She received her PhD in literature from the University of California Santa Cruz. Originally from Chicago, she now lives and bikes in Brooklyn. sophia[at]feministpress[dot]org or 212-817-7930.
Crystal Song is the executive and program assistant at the Feminist Press. She graduated from Columbia University, where she studied history and ethnic studies. crystal[at]feministpress.org.
Drew Stevens is the art director at the Feminist Press. He 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.nyc. drew[at]feministpress[dot]org or 212-817-7931.
Nick Whitney is an editorial assistant at the Feminist Press. Nick received an MA in Educational Studies from Tufts University, and now lives in Queens. nick[at]feministpress[dot]org or 212-817-7926.