Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away

Meet the author at these upcoming events!March 3, 7:00 p.m. | Midtown Reader, Tallahassee, FL | More infoMarch 9, 7:00 p.m. | Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL | More infoApril 9 | Word of South Festival, Tallahassee, FL | More info “A beautifully imagined, carefully researched, and masterfully edited oral history. Readers will share the struggles of those who made the … Continue reading Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away

Images from Handmade in Cuba

Written by Ruth Behar, coeditor of Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía In the era of the pandemic, as toilet paper and other products have disappeared from store shelves, and as people have needed to stand in line for food in the United States, the shortages and rationing that … Continue reading Images from Handmade in Cuba

Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515–1900

"Portrays the vitality and dynamism of indigenous actors in what is arguably one of the most foundational and central zones in the making of modern world history: the Caribbean."--Maximilian C. Forte, author of Ruins of Absence, Presence of Caribs "Brings together historical analysis and the compelling stories of individuals and families that labored in the … Continue reading Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515–1900

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! . Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination by Rosamond King has won the 2015 Caribbean Studies Association Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Prize for the best book about the Caribbean. . . . . Simone James Alexander has won the 2015 … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins