10 Books, 10 Years: University Press Week 2021

It’s the 10th anniversary of University Press Week! We're proud to be a part of the Association of University Presses (AUPresses), an organization of 159 international nonprofit scholarly publishers. We're joining in the UP Week celebrations with this blog post.This year's theme is #KeepUp, and we're highlighting 10 books we've published in the past 10 … Continue reading 10 Books, 10 Years: University Press Week 2021

Books for Native American Heritage Month

Use code NAHM21 for discount prices and free shipping through December 15. We Will Always Be There: Native Peoples on Living and Thriving in the SouthEdited by Denise E. Bates In We Will Always Be Here, contemporary tribal leaders, educators, and activists speak about their own experiences fighting for Indian identity, self-determination, cultural survival, and community … Continue reading Books for Native American Heritage Month

Halloween Reads: Shipwrecks, Pirates, and More!

Florida is surrounded by the ocean, so what scares us more than ghosts, ghouls, or things that go bump in the night? Peril on the sea! Our Halloween reads this year are straight from Davy Jones' locker. Grab these books about shipwrecks and pirates for thrilling and chilling reads, and use code BOO21 for discount … Continue reading Halloween Reads: Shipwrecks, Pirates, and More!

Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

Use code HHM21 for discount prices and free shipping through October 15. Home in Florida: Latinx Writers and the Literature of UprootednessEdited by Anjanette Delgado This collection features fiction, essays, and poetry from some of the most talented contemporary Latinx writers who have called Florida home. Celebrated writers like Jaquira Díaz, Richard Blanco, and Patricia … Continue reading Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

Cuba: A Reading List

We've curated a selection of our books on the history and culture of Cuba, from early colonial years to the 1959 Revolution to daily life today, for those wanting to learn more about the island nation. Cuba's Digital Revolution: Citizen Innovation and State Policy Edited by Ted A. Henken and Sara Garcia Santamaria “An important … Continue reading Cuba: A Reading List

Free eBooks for July 2021

Looking for a good summer read? These ten free eBooks invite readers to explore the Sunshine State, illuminating the inspiration for Disney World and taking readers beyond the Orlando theme parks to learn about Florida's filmmakers and sculptors, the human heritage of Miami, and even the firsthand experiences of Hurricane Maria refugees. You can enjoy … Continue reading Free eBooks for July 2021

Books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Use code AAPIHM for discount prices and free shipping through May 31. Yamato Colony: The Pioneers Who Brought Japan to FloridaRyusuke KawaiTranslated by John Gregersen and Reiko Nishioka Florida Historical Society Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Award Opening a window onto the little-known Japanese-American heritage of Florida, Yamato Colony is the true tale of … Continue reading Books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Books for National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month with these recent poetry collections from University Press of Florida. Featuring the work of Fernando Valverde, Excilia Saldaña, Reinaldo Arenas, Allan Peterson, and Mohja Kahf, these books will introduce you to writers both familiar and new. Use code NPM21 for discount prices and free shipping through April 30. The Insistence of … Continue reading Books for National Poetry Month