The Great Florida Road Trip, Part 1: The Everglades

In Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida, Cathy Salustri takes readers on a 5,000-mile road trip from the panhandle to the Keys. Salustri retraces historic routes that used to be main roads back in the 1930s, before Florida’s interstates were built. Intrigued? Read the book and follow the author’s latest travels on her … Continue reading The Great Florida Road Trip, Part 1: The Everglades

Internships at the University Press of Florida

Are you a student in Gainesville, Florida? Are you interested in book publishing? Apply for a fall internship at the University Press of Florida! *** We are seeking interns in the areas of acquisitions, editing, design, production, marketing, sales, and advertising. To apply, visit upf.com/internships.asp and complete the application form found on that page. Application … Continue reading Internships at the University Press of Florida

Exploring Key West and the Dry Tortugas

Written by Shanna Merceron   Picking up a copy of Robert Silk’s An Ecotourist's Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys was like hopping into my dad’s old Tahoe and cruising down the Florida coast. Ever since my father was old enough, he was taking trips from the cold Jersey shore to the warm … Continue reading Exploring Key West and the Dry Tortugas

Intern Guest Post: A Taste of Pickled, Fried, and Fresh

By Nichole Manosh, UPF acquisitions intern . I would definitely consider myself a foodie, so when I started my internship at UPF and heard about the imminent book release of Pickled, Fried, and Fresh I had to take a look. While perusing the pages and beautiful photos I seemed to hear my stomach growling “please … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: A Taste of Pickled, Fried, and Fresh

#ReadUP for Banned Books Week

By Carlynn Crosby, marketing intern at the University Press of Florida . This week (Sept. 27–Oct. 3) is Banned Books Week, an annual event designed to celebrate the freedom to read and the value of open access to information. Each year, the literary community—comprising librarians, authors, publishers, teachers, journalists, and readers—comes together during the last … Continue reading #ReadUP for Banned Books Week

Intern Guest Post: Daring Dreamers

by Jordan Steckler, Marketing Intern Become acquainted with just a few of Florida’s female daring dreamers, all featured among dozens of other women in They Dared to Dream by Doris Weatherford with the Florida Commission on the Status of Women Foundation, Inc. In celebration of Women's Equality Day, we're running a discount on They Dared to … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Daring Dreamers