The University Press of Florida proudly presents our

most recent award-winning titles and authors!


vanak001_500x5002The 2018 Gourmand International World Cookbook Awards has recognized two UPF books. Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen by Norman Van Aken has been chosen to represent the USA in the Local  category.


lpufs01_500x500Opening the Gates to Canal Cuisine: Preserving the American Era has been chosen to represent Panama in the America Category.



zierd001_500x500Charleston: An Archaeology of Life in a Coastal Community by Martha A. Zierden and Elizabeth J. Reitz is the winner of the 2018 Society for Historical Archaeology James Deetz Book Award.



Klinkenberg_Jeff-AUPhotoUPF author Jeff Klinkenberg​ has received a 2018 Florida Folk Heritage Award from the Florida Department of State’s Florida Folklife Program​. Florida Folk Heritage Awards are the state’s highest honor for folk and traditional arts, presented annually to citizens who have made long-standing contributions to Florida’s cultural heritage. Klinkenberg is recognized as a Florida Culture Advocate.

Klinkenberg has authored several books with UPF: Seasons of Real Florida, Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators: More Stories about Real Florida, and Alligators in B-Flat: Improbable Tales from the Files of Real Florida. Klinkenberg’s newest book, Son of Real Florida: Stories from My Life, will be published by UPF in April.

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Congratulations to all of our award-winning authors!

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