Suzanna Tamminen is the Director and Editor-in-Chief at Wesleyan University Press, where she has made important acquisitions in poetry, dance, and Connecticut history. She is the sponsoring editor of, among many more titles, Rae Armantrout’s Pulitzer Prize winning collection, Versed, Jean Valentine’s National Book Award winning collection Door in the Mountain, Liz Lerman’s Hiking the Horizontal: Field Notes from a Choreographer, Tomie Hahn’s Sensational Knowledge: Embodying Culture Through Japanese Dance, Jules Verne’s Invasion of the Sea, Mel Goldstein’s Dr. Mel’s Connecticut Climate Book, and Dan DeLuca’s The Old Leather Man: Historical Accounts of a Connecticut and New York Legend. She also oversees the dance and humanities website Accelerated Motion.
Marla Zubel, Acquisitions Editor. Marla comes to Wesleyan University Press from the department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota, where she worked as an assistant editor and book review editor for the peer-reviewed journal Cultural Critique (University of Minnesota Press). She will soon defend her dissertation, titled, “Literary Reportage and the Poetics of Internationalism”—a comparative study of literature, print media, and documentary cinema based on a neglected archive of Eastern European cultural encounters with the Third World during the Cold War. She brings to the press an interest in transnational modernism in word, image, and sound. Her areas of acquisition include musicology, film studies, science fiction studies, and a regional Connecticut trade list.
Jaclyn Wilson, Marketing Manager, worked at Globe Pequot Press for nearly seven years, where she climbed the ranks from Special Sales Assistant to Marketing Manager. She also held the position of Marketing Administrator at William Pitt Sotheby’s International Reality and acted as the Email Marketing and Publicity Manager at Trantor Media. She has executed successful marketing campaigns for bestselling titles such as Behind the Candelabra, Orange Is the New Black, The Long Walk, and From Baghdad with Love. Jackie earned her BA in Public Relations at Quinnipiac University.
Stephanie Elliott Prieto, Publicist and Web Manager, has a BA '96 from the University of New England in liberal arts with concentrations in envrionmental science and English literature of the Romantic era. She also received a certificate in graphic design from the University of New Hampshire and attended the publishing program at Pace University. She previously worked at Arcadia Publishing, as publicity manager for the Northeast region, and at Thomas T. Beeler, Pace University Press, and Aviation Week & Space Technology. She studied Balinese dance with Shoko Yamamuro and currently studies Javanese dance with Ibu Urip Sri Maeny and flamenco with Melinda Marquez.
Revised: November 2, 2015