Dancing with Merce Cunningham

“In her insightful debut, former dancer Preger-Simon, a close friend and contemporary of the late choreographer Merce Cunningham (1919–2009), gives readers an unparalleled view of a modern dance genius. . . . A sweet treat for dance and theater aficionados, as well as anyone interested in the arts."—Publishers Weekly “Many dancers find that they understand better … Continue reading Dancing with Merce Cunningham

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

2018 Florida Book Award Winners

Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established in 2006 to celebrate the best Florida literature. We are pleased to announce our four award-winning books in this year’s competition. RICHARD E. RICE GOLD MEDAL FOR VISUAL ARTS William Morgan: Evolution … Continue reading 2018 Florida Book Award Winners

Drying Up

“Water is the top issue for Florida’s future, and Drying Up is a must-read primer.”—Craig Pittman, author of The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World’s Most Beautiful Orchid “From the Everglades to Florida’s crystal-clear springs, Drying Up explores the sad history of how the Florida growth machine disrupted and destroyed Florida’s natural water processes. Yet Dunn remains hopeful, … Continue reading Drying Up

Spring 2019 Paperback Releases

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir by Halifu Osumare “Osumare has engaged with black dance as performer, choreographer, educator, arts administrator, researcher, and activist in the United States, Africa, and Europe, and through multiple careers. In this equal parts memoir, autoethnography, history, encyclopedic catalog, and sociocultural analysis, she traces her activities from the 1960s through the … Continue reading Spring 2019 Paperback Releases

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! .    John M. Chenoweth, author of Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780 and coeditor of Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between, is the winner of the … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins