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.

Emma St. John is the Director of Sales and Marketing for Spencer Hill Press. Emma first joined Spencer Hill in the summer of 2022 as the Publicity and Editorial Associate. Prior, she 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.

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!