Apr 20, 2020
Paul Wright was Editor
of the UMass Press from 1988 to 2006. He was Executive Editor
of the Book Series, “Studies in Print Culture and the History of
the Book,” from 1994–2006. From 1985 to 1988 he was Assistant
to the Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Boston. Prior
to that he served as a Free-Lance Editor and Writer, from
1981–1985. Before that he worked as Acquisitions Editor for several
Boston-based academic publishers.
We met at his home in South Boston to
discuss how he built UMass's line of Book History books, along with
his own scholarly work in the field.