Our People

Eric Kampmann is the President of Spencer Hill Press. Eric has worked in book publishing since 1970 at Viking, St. Martin’s, then Simon & Schuster. He has worked with independent publishers since 1981. Eric is the founder of Midpoint Trade Books, a sales and distribution company for independent publishers. Eric has also taught book publishing courses at Harvard, Columbia, Hofstra, and NYU.

Megan Trank is the Editorial Director of Spencer Hill Press. She previously worked for RDR Books. She is also a freelance editor. She attended Smith College, graduating with a degree in English. Her hobbies include baking and cross-stitching.

Emma St. John is the Publicity and Editorial Associate for Spencer Hill Press. Emma joined Spencer Hill in the summer of 2022. She recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Book Publishing from Portland State University, where she worked at Ooligan Press, the student-run trade press on campus. If Emma isn’t outside reading, you can probably find her inside binge-watching tv shows, petting dogs, or geeking out over Harry Potter.

Carly DaSilva is a Freelance Editor for Spencer Hill Press. She has worked on past SHP titles as a Copy Editor and Proofreader while additionally making requested content suggestions and strengthening the already robust storylines. Carly works for an academic publisher as a Marketing Assistant. Her heart holds a special place for YA books that challenge masculine/feminine dichotomies and the stereotypes associated with protagonists.

The SHP team is vast and talented, these are just a few of the people that make it a destination for both readers and authors!