Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2018

The University Press of Florida traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana, last week to attend the Association for the Study of African American Life and History annual conference. It was a great opportunity to meet with scholars and display some of our African American studies books. Several of our authors participated in the conference, including Tameka Hobbs, … Continue reading Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2018

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2018

The University Press of Florida traveled to Tampa, Florida, last week to attend the annual Southern Independent Bookseller's Alliance Discovery Show. We displayed some of our newest books and enjoyed meeting with indie booksellers from across the South. Thanks to everyone who visited us at our tables! Here are some of the books we brought … Continue reading Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2018

Fall 2018 Exhibit Schedule

UPF will be at these upcoming conferences and book fairs this fall. We’d love to see you there! Southern ​Independent Booksellers Alliance Tampa, FL September 13–15 Association for the Study of African American Life and History Indianapolis, IN October 3–7 South Atlantic Modern Language Association Birmingham, AL November 2–4 Modernist Studies Association Columbus, OH November … Continue reading Fall 2018 Exhibit Schedule

Organic Food and Farming Summit 2018

Last weekend, we attended the second annual Organic Food and Farming Summit hosted by Florida Organic Growers in Gainesville, Florida. It was great to meet with local farmers and display a collection of our books on gardening, cooking, and foodways in Florida. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to visit us at our table!    … Continue reading Organic Food and Farming Summit 2018

Book Tour Recap: Dancing in Blackness

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir By Halifu Osumare   Author Halifu Osumare has just concluded a three-month series of speaking engagements for her new book, Dancing in Blackness. Between March and June, Osumare traveled from California to New York to Barbados. She enjoyed reading from her book, talking about her experiences as a professional dancer who … Continue reading Book Tour Recap: Dancing in Blackness

Florida Native Plant Society 2018

Last weekend, we traveled to Miami for the annual Florida Native Plant Society conference. We brought some of our new and best selling gardening and nature books with us, and we had a great time meeting everyone who visited us at our tables. Here are some of the books we brought to the conference: A … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society 2018