Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Congratulations to author Reginald K. Ellis, whose book, Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard, has been awarded the 2018 C. Calvin Smith Book Award from the Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc.   … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Jeff Klinkenberg Wins Florida Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award

Jeff Klinkenberg, Florida culture writer for nearly four decades, has been named the winner of the Florida Humanities Council’s 2018 Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing. A five-person independent panel of judges selected Klinkenberg from a pool of 20 nominees. The award, established in 2010, honors a Florida author for a body of literary work … Continue reading Jeff Klinkenberg Wins Florida Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award

Author Gary Mormino Wins Florida Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Mormino, author of the iconic Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams, has won the Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing from the Florida Humanities Council for his "distinguished body of work that has had a major influence on Floridians." Mormino joined the faculty of the University of South Florida in 1977. He is the co-founder of the Florida … Continue reading Author Gary Mormino Wins Florida Lifetime Achievement Award