In Memory of Bill Belleville

Beloved author and documentary filmmaker Bill Belleville, whose work explored and celebrated the natural world in Florida, has passed away. Belleville authored three books with University Press of Florida, beginning with Losing It All to Sprawl: How Progress Ate My Cracker Landscape, which chronicles how he came to rediscover and love his historic Cracker farmhouse … Continue reading In Memory of Bill Belleville

Upcoming Events: “Meet the Publisher” and TEDxOrlando

We invite you to the following exciting upcoming events! . "Meet the Publisher" August 9, 1:30 PM Orlando Public Library Orange County Library System is hosting a "Meet the Publisher" event on Sunday, August 9, at the downtown Orlando Library. Our Director and AAUP President, Meredith Morris-Babb, will be there alongside other publishers to answer your questions … Continue reading Upcoming Events: “Meet the Publisher” and TEDxOrlando

Bill Belleville Named Seminole County Artist of the Year

Bill Belleville, author of various books including the recent The Peace of Blue, has been named Seminole County Artist of the Year! The title is awarded by the Seminole County Board of County Commissioners, in association with the Seminole Cultural Arts Council, each year. It honors the local artist who has used their talent to enrich Seminole … Continue reading Bill Belleville Named Seminole County Artist of the Year

Word of South Festival 2015

Last weekend we brought UPF books to Tallahassee to participate in the first annual Word of South Festival of Literature and Music. Despite a formidable weather forecast, fairgoers braved the rain and browsed our selection of books on Florida history, culture, gardening, photography, art, food, and outdoor adventure. Thanks to everyone who came by and … Continue reading Word of South Festival 2015

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. The more than 200 submissions for the 2014 awards were selected by juries of three members. We are pleased to announce our six award-winning titles. . … Continue reading Florida Book Award Winners

November Review Roundup: Conservatives, Conservation, and Connection

Three themes unite the books within our roundup this month: conservatives, conservation, and connection. Yet the titles included vary widely from cookbooks to scholarly studies. We hope this range will help in your gift hunting endeavors! To top it off, all of the books below are discounted in our 2014 Holiday Sale. Apply code XM14 at … Continue reading November Review Roundup: Conservatives, Conservation, and Connection

October Review Roundup: Authoberfest

As fall rolls along, our authors continue to impress with their stunning books. Over 100 news stories and magazine articles talked about our books with great excitement. With all of these reviews and tons of author events, October turned into something of an Authoberfest. We celebrate just some highlights below.     “From intimate wildlife close-ups … Continue reading October Review Roundup: Authoberfest

September Review Roundup: Autumn Adventures

With autumn's arrival, our authors' works have caught the attention of reviewers seeking adventure. Whether encouraging outdoor recreation, guiding indoor activities, or simply providing an escape, our books offer just what everyone's looking for this fall: a taste of nature, a bit of history, and a whole lot of inspiration. Below we've highlighted just a … Continue reading September Review Roundup: Autumn Adventures