Why Writers Should Keep Diaries: Lessons From Virginia Woolf

Written by Barbara Lounsberry, author of Becoming Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path; and Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within. The great English writer and thinker Virginia Woolf kept a diary from age 14 until four days before her suicide in 1941. Woolf’s beloved works—Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, Orlando, A Room of One’s Own—always … Continue reading Why Writers Should Keep Diaries: Lessons From Virginia Woolf

Celebrate Women’s History Month with UPF!

This month we’re celebrating amazing women in history. Want to be inspired by stories of women who made a big impact on the natural environment, the arts, literature, culture, and civil rights history in Florida and beyond? Here are eight great reads for Women’s History Month! In this uplifting memoir, Lee Wilson describes how she grand … Continue reading Celebrate Women’s History Month with UPF!

Modernist Studies Association 2014

This past weekend our acquisitions editor Shannon McCarthy traveled to Pittsburgh to meet with scholars and display UPF books at the annual Modernist Studies Association conference. Take a look at some photos from the book room!  We displayed our newest books in Modernist Studies, and several UPF authors stopped by our tables to say hello: Hear … Continue reading Modernist Studies Association 2014

Becoming Virginia Woolf

NEW! Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read by Barbara Lounsberry “They fascinate us as they fascinate her: those writers who encouraged, warned, comforted, and trained a developing genius.”—Nancy Price, author of Sleeping with the Enemy “Lounsberry’s deeply researched and gracefully written book shows not only Woolf’s development into a great … Continue reading Becoming Virginia Woolf