UPF’s Semiannual Rumpus a.k.a. Seasonal Sales Kits

It’s that time of year again, when we here at the University Press of Florida partake in the semiannual merry-go-round that is the assembly of our seasonal sales kits. This time around we had all hands on deck as the entire marketing department came together to pull, sort, and stuff papers into what seem like … Continue reading UPF’s Semiannual Rumpus a.k.a. Seasonal Sales Kits

UPF in Pictures through the Years

We publish books. We read and write about books. We blog, tweet, and share news about books. At the University Press of Florida, we’re proud of the fantastic work we publish—about 90 books a year—on an incredibly wide variety of topics. We’ve got history; archaeology; anthropology; Latin American studies; literature; aerospace technology and history; sports; gardening; cooking; … Continue reading UPF in Pictures through the Years

UPF Announces Promotions, New Hires and Publicity Team

For immediate release September 16, 2014 University Press of Florida Announces Promotions, New Hires and Publicity Team Gainesville, Fla—The University Press of Florida (UPF) is pleased to announce staffing changes in two departments. The Editorial, Design, and Production Department has made personnel changes due to the retirement of longtime EDP Manager Lynn Werts. At the … Continue reading UPF Announces Promotions, New Hires and Publicity Team

Promotions & Staff Additions to UPF’s Acquisitions Team

University Press of Florida Announces Acquisitions Staffing Changes Gainesville, FL—Exciting changes have been afoot in the acquisitions department at University Press of Florida (UFP). We are incredibly pleased to announce the promotion of Erika Stevens and Shannon McCarthy as well as the addition of new staff members Stephanye Hunter and Alexa Zelinsky. “The enthusiasm and … Continue reading Promotions & Staff Additions to UPF’s Acquisitions Team

Meet the Press – Sian Hunter, Acquisitions Editor

Kicking off the Association of American University Press's 2nd annual University Press week blog tour, we'd like to introduce a key member of the University Press of Florida acquisitions team. Sian Hunter is assistant editor-in-chief acquiring monographs and edited collections in American history as well as general interest titles on Florida culture and history. Here she talks about … Continue reading Meet the Press – Sian Hunter, Acquisitions Editor

UPF Names Assistant Editor-in-Chief

6/19/13 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University Press of Florida Names Assistant Editor-in-Chief Gainesville, FL—University Press of Florida (UPF), official publisher of the State University System, is pleased to announce the promotion of Sian Hunter to Assistant Editor-in-Chief. In her new role, Hunter will lead UPF’s expansion into the gift book market by acquiring titles for its … Continue reading UPF Names Assistant Editor-in-Chief