New Paperback Release: Creole Renegades

Caribbean Philosophical Association Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Outstanding Book Award Caribbean Studies Association Barbara T. Christian Literary Award, Honorable Mention “[An] engaging, wide-ranging treatise on self-exiled Caribbean writers. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice  “Outstanding. . . . The depth of its historical knowledge and its sustained critique of near-sacrosanct ideas of the Caribbean make this a … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Creole Renegades

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! . Russell K. Skowronek has received the 2015 California Mission Studies Association Norman Neuerburg Award, given in recognition of outstanding contributions towards the study and preservation of California's missions, presidios, pueblos, and ranchos. Skowronek's recent work, Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California, … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Creole Renegades

Now available! Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora by Bénédicte Boisseron Sell-outs. Opportunists. Traitors. Exiled Caribbean writers—this book looks at Edwidge Danticat, Jamaica Kincaid, V. S. Naipaul, Maryse Condé, Dany Laferriére, and more—are often viewed by their home islands as disloyal to their origins. At the same time, their works … Continue reading Creole Renegades