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

Jeff Klinkenberg Wins Florida Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award

Jeff Klinkenberg, Florida culture writer for nearly four decades, has been named the winner of the Florida Humanities Council’s 2018 Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing. A five-person independent panel of judges selected Klinkenberg from a pool of 20 nominees. The award, established in 2010, honors a Florida author for a body of literary work … Continue reading Jeff Klinkenberg Wins 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!   The 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.   Opening the Gates to Canal Cuisine: Preserving the American … 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!   The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake by Martin D. Gallivan has been awarded the Southern Anthropological Society James Mooney Award.     Black Well-Being: Health and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature by Andrea Stone won the Canadian Association for American … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

MacArthur “Genius” Grant Awarded to UPF Author

The University Press of Florida is proud to have Jason De León, contributor to Migration and Disruptions, among the 2017 MacArthur “Genius” Grant winners. De León is an anthropologist at the University of Michigan studying undocumented migrants coming to the United States from Latin America. “We see this grant as a way to facilitate the work … Continue reading MacArthur “Genius” Grant Awarded to UPF Author

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Walking 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 … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

2016 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 three award-winning titles in this year’s competition. FLORIDA NONFICTION, SILVER MEDALIST White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami’s Virginia … Continue reading 2016 Florida Book Award Winners