Name: Timothy Elam
Position: Information Technology Manager
Hometown: Independence, KY
Tell us a little bit about your position at the press.
My main functions are managing the database and metadata.
What’s one of your favorite UPK titles and why?
The Quiet Professional by Alan Hoe. It’s very interesting.
If someone was visiting Kentucky for the first time and you were their tour guide, where would you take them? Any specific restaurants, landmarks, etc.?
What’s your favorite word?
Do you have a favorite font/type style? If so, what is it?
Did you always know you wanted to work in publishing? When you were a kid, did you want to do something different as an adult?
Never entered my mind.
What’s something most people don’t know about you? What’s a random factoid about yourself?
I have no secrets.
If you could bring any fictional character to life, who would you choose?
What was the last book you read? Would you recommend it?
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
If you could have dinner with anyone—dead or alive, famous or not—who would it be and why?
Samuel Clemens. I can relate to his sense of humor.