The University Press of Florida proudly presents our

most recent award-winning titles and authors!


Walking_St_Augustine_RGBHotel_Ponce_De_Leon_RGB.jpgWalking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America’s Oldest City by Elsbeth “Buff” Gordon and Hotel Ponce de Leon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Flagler’s Gilded Age Palace by Leslee F. Keys have been awarded the Historic St. Augustine Research Institute‘s 2016 William L. Proctor Award.


Pioneer_Son_at_Sea_RGB.jpgA Pioneer Son at Sea: Fishing Tales of Old Florida by Gilbert L. Voss and edited by Robert S. Voss won the Florida Historical Society‘s 2016 Charlton Tebeau Award.




White_Sand_Black_Beach_RGB.jpgWhite Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami’s Virginia Key by Gregory Bush won the Florida Historical Society‘s 2016 Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Award.




Indian_River_Lagoon_RGB.jpgIndian River Lagoon: An Environmental History by Nathaniel Osborn won the Florida Historical Society‘s 2016 Stetson Kennedy Award.




Remembering_Paradise_Park_RGBRemembering Paradise Park: Tourism and Segregation at Silver Springs by Lu Vickers and Cynthia Wilson-Graham won Best of the Best of the University Presses at the 2016 American Library Association Annual Conference.



Tokaido_Text_and_Tales_RGB.jpgTōkaidō Texts and Tales: “Tōkaidō gojūsan tsui” by Kuniyoshi, Hiroshige, and Kunisada edited by Andreas Marks received an Honorable Mention for the College Art Association’s Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Smaller Museums, Libraries, Collections, and Exhibitions.




These Truly Are the Brave: An Anthology of African American Writings on War and Citizenship edited by A Yemisi Jimoh and Françoise N. Hamlin is a QBR Wheatley Book Award finalist in the nonfiction category.



African_Diasporic_Women's_Narratives_RGB.jpgAfrican Diasporic Women’s Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship by Simone A. James Alexander received an Honorable Mention from the African Literature Association Book of the Year Award in the scholarship category.



Creole_Renegades_RGB.jpgCreole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora by Bénédicte Boisseron was awarded an Honorable Mention from the Barbara T. Christian Literary Award.



Choice, the publishing branch of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, named three of our books Outstanding Academic Titles, a distinction awarded to the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choice and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community:

Challenge_and_Change_RGB.jpgChallenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation
by June Melby Benowitz



In_Defiance_of_Boundaries_RGB.jpgIn Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History
edited by Geoffroy de Laforcade and Kirwin Shaffer




Bioarchaeology_of_Classical_Kamarina_RGB.jpgThe Bioarchaeology of Classical Kamarina: Life and Death in Greek Sicily
by Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver



.In case you missed it, three of our books took home Florida Book Awards in the nonfiction and arts categories.

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Congratulations to all of our award-winning authors!

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