Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! Heather McPherson will receive the 2019 Beacon Award at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show this month. This award recognizes a woman leader who has served as a Beacon for the foodservice industry through her leadership, contributions, and inspiration. McPherson is editor-at-large and … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South, by Von Diaz, was named a finalist in the 2019 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Awards in the category of Literary or Historical Food Writing.       Gamble Rogers: … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

2018 Florida Book Award Winners

Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established in 2006 to celebrate the best Florida literature. We are pleased to announce our four award-winning books in this year’s competition. RICHARD E. RICE GOLD MEDAL FOR VISUAL ARTS William Morgan: Evolution … Continue reading 2018 Florida Book Award Winners

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! .    John M. Chenoweth, author of Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780 and coeditor of Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between, is the winner of the … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Raymond Arsenault and Randy Wayne White Win Florida Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Raymond Arsenault and Randy Wayne White, winners of the Florida Humanities Council 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing! The award, given annually, honors a Florida author for a distinguished body of work that has had a major influence on Floridians. Past winners include Carl Hiaasen, Patrick Smith, David Kirby, Michael Gannon, Gary Mormino, … Continue reading Raymond Arsenault and Randy Wayne White Win Florida Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING TITLES AND AUTHORS! 2017 Florida Book Award Winners We are pleased to announce that two of our books have received Florida Book Awards. The Florida Book Awards, coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Congratulations to author Reginald K. Ellis, whose book, Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard, has been awarded the 2018 C. Calvin Smith Book Award from the Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc.   … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins