#NextUp Bookseller Love: Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair

Today we’re spreading the #NextUP bookseller love! This last day of the UP Week blog tour turns our attention to local booksellers that make great contributions to our academic community, supporting university press books and authors and promoting the work we all do. We’re giving a shout-out to Books & Books, an independent bookstore with … Continue reading #NextUp Bookseller Love: Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair

#NextUp in Publishing: Caribbean Crossroads Book Series

University Press Week enters its second decade of celebrating excellence in university press publishing. Each year, the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) takes a tour of the blogs in our publishing community with a series that daily addresses different aspects of the week’s theme. This year’s theme, #NextUP, reflects the constant spirit of learning, adaptation, … Continue reading #NextUp in Publishing: Caribbean Crossroads Book Series

Authors in the 2022-2023 Florida Humanities Speakers Bureau

We are proud to have many of our authors included in the 2022-2023 Florida Humanities Speakers Bureau and Florida Talks program. If you are a Florida nonprofit organization, don't miss this opportunity to host engaging speakers for presentations on a wide variety of topics related to the history and culture of our state. Visit the … Continue reading Authors in the 2022-2023 Florida Humanities Speakers Bureau

Announcing Our Fall 2022 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between September 2022 and February 2023.Highlights from the forthcoming season include the origin story of a groundbreaking Allman Brothers Band album; the multilayered tale of the Cuban sandwich; profiles of influential Black women activists at a historic moment; essays on the intertwined history, literature, and culture of Cuba and … Continue reading Announcing Our Fall 2022 Season

University of Florida Press Launches New Book Series on Race, Identity, and Freedom Struggles in the Caribbean   

The University of Florida Press announces a new book series, “Caribbean Crossroads: Race, Identity, and Freedom Struggles,” edited by Caribbean studies scholars Lillian Guerra, Devyn Spence Benson, April Mayes, and Solsiree del Moral. More than any other region of the Americas, the Caribbean has been continuously defined by the push and pull between global white … Continue reading University of Florida Press Launches New Book Series on Race, Identity, and Freedom Struggles in the Caribbean   

In Memory of Jerry Uelsmann

We are saddened to share the news that Jerry Uelsmann, University Press of Florida author, University of Florida emeritus photography professor, and groundbreaking surrealist photo artist, has passed away at age 87.Uelsmann pioneered darkroom techniques for layering film negatives to create absorbing and otherworldly black-and-white photomontages. His many photo collections published with the University Press … Continue reading In Memory of Jerry Uelsmann

Announcing Our Spring 2022 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between March and August 2022.Highlights from the forthcoming season include rare accounts of Cuban migration in the words of the exiles themselves, a study of how community journalism protects us from fake news, NASA's research on life sciences in space, the biography of an educational activist and Black studies … Continue reading Announcing Our Spring 2022 Season

University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

The University Press of Florida has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand the Press’s publications in African American Studies (AAS) and Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS).The grant will support the Press’s project “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing,” enabling the Press to increase its capacity … Continue reading University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

Announcing Our Fall 2021 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between September 2021 and February 2022. Highlights from the forthcoming season include a literary collection from contemporary Latinx writers in Florida, the first photographic history of the early years of NASA's Space Shuttle program, a journey through the Caribbean's Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, essays … Continue reading Announcing Our Fall 2021 Season