Archaeology in Dominica

“Brings together scholars who are investigating the colonial project on the heretofore overlooked island of Dominica. With its unique history as a Kalinago reserve, and then as a nominally French, then British colony, Dominica is deserving of this treatment as we seek to better understand the range of experiences in the colonial project of the … Continue reading Archaeology in Dominica

In Memory of Bill Belleville

Beloved author and documentary filmmaker Bill Belleville, whose work explored and celebrated the natural world in Florida, has passed away. Belleville authored three books with University Press of Florida, beginning with Losing It All to Sprawl: How Progress Ate My Cracker Landscape, which chronicles how he came to rediscover and love his historic Cracker farmhouse … Continue reading In Memory of Bill Belleville

New Editors-in-Chief of Bioarchaeology International Journal

The University of Florida Press is pleased to announce that Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug and Dr. Siân E. Halcrow have been appointed the new coeditors-in-chief of Bioarchaeology International. This journal, which has been led to date by the founding coeditors-in-chief, Dr. Brenda J. Baker and Dr. Sabrina C. Agarwal, is the flagship journal for the … Continue reading New Editors-in-Chief of Bioarchaeology International Journal

In Memory of Judith Knight

With sadness, we announce the passing of our editor-at-large Judith Knight. Since 2013, Knight acquired books for the Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series, a series devoted to the archaeological and historical study of the southeastern United States and the Caribbean. In 2016, Knight received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southeastern … Continue reading In Memory of Judith Knight

Announcing Our Fall 2020 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between September 2020 and February 2021. Highlights from the forthcoming season include the inside story of an astronaut crime that shocked the world, photography documenting everyday life in contemporary Cuba, a biography of a fearless writer and free thinker who shattered barriers during the early years of Miami, … Continue reading Announcing Our Fall 2020 Season

Announcing Our Spring 2020 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between March 2020 and August 2020. Highlights from the forthcoming season include an eye-opening journey through some of America's most innovative greenway projects, stories of Hurricane Maria survivors, a fun and delicious cookbook showcasing the ingredients and flavors of the Caribbean, photographs from the golden age … Continue reading Announcing Our Spring 2020 Season

In Memory of Mary Ann Carroll

By Gary Monroe, author of Mary Ann Carroll: First Lady of the Highwaymen Mary Ann Carroll moved to Fort Pierce, Florida, from Wrightsville, Georgia, in the late 1940s, where she met and married James Brady Carroll. They established Piney Grove Primitive Baptist church. Mary Ann Carroll ran the church as secretary, choir director, usher, board … Continue reading In Memory of Mary Ann Carroll

Our Fall 2019 Catalog is Now Available

http://issuu.com/upflorida/docs/fall-2019-catalog?e=5528339/69532744 Highlights from the forthcoming season include recipes from the Gullah culture of the Sea Islands, award-winning poetry in translation from one of the top young poets writing in Spanish today, stories from one of the most dramatic immigration crises of the twentieth century, a look at the relationship between NASA and the civil rights … Continue reading Our Fall 2019 Catalog is Now Available

Summer and Fall 2019 Internships at the University Press of Florida

We are now accepting applications for our Summer and Fall 2019 internship program!   ARE YOU A STUDENT IN GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT BOOK AND JOURNAL PUBLISHING? APPLY FOR A SUMMER OR FALL INTERNSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA! WE ARE SEEKING INTERNS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: ACQUISITIONS EDITORIAL, DESIGN, … Continue reading Summer and Fall 2019 Internships at the University Press of Florida