"A scientifically credible and highly readable account of what is likely the greatest threat to Florida's environment, economy, and culture over the coming decades."--Reed F. Noss, author of Forgotten Grasslands of the South "Every Floridian should read this book. It is the clearest and most readable description of how and why the sea level changes … Continue reading Sea Level Rise in Florida
We are now accepting applications for our spring 2017 internship program! *** Are you a student in Gainesville, Florida? Are you interested in book publishing? Apply for a spring internship at the University Press of Florida! We are seeking interns in the areas of acquisitions, sales and marketing, and advertising and design. To apply, visit upf.com/internships.asp and … Continue reading Spring 2017 Internships at the University Press of Florida
In Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida, Cathy Salustri takes readers on a 5,000-mile road trip from the panhandle to the Keys. Salustri retraces historic routes that used to be main roads back in the 1930s, before Florida’s interstates were built. Intrigued? Read the book and follow the author’s latest travels on her … Continue reading The Great Florida Road Trip, Part 1: The Everglades
This, I think, is what draws people here over and over again: the promise of Eden in bits and pieces. We don’t offer a singular type of paradise as one grand entrée; instead, you can find it in bite-size portions, discover it in slivers and slices around the state, each one situated so that the … Continue reading Slices of Paradise from the Backroads of Florida
In honor of our newest cookbook, Shrimp Country by Anna Burgard, here’s a rundown of the five varieties of shrimp you can find off the southern coasts of the U.S. Although they all can be found in Florida waters, each kind has a unique flavor and a specific location for prime shrimping! From North Carolina … Continue reading 5 Types of Shrimp from the Southern Coasts
UF Press publishes its first book, Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, edited by Ivan Roksandic.
Weeki Wachee Mermaids: Thirty Years of Underwater Photography by Lu Vickers and Bonnie Georgiadis features rare vintage photographs, postcards, and publicity shots from the spring where famous mermaids—in actuality, highly trained swimmers and divers—performed underwater. Today, Burrow Press is featuring this excerpt of Weeki Wachee Mermaids as part of their Fantastic Floridas project. It features portions from Bonnie Georgiadis's essay "What the Mermaid … Continue reading Weeki Wachee Mermaids
It’s a rainy day here in Florida, the perfect kind of day for reading a good book. And guess what—it’s National Book Lovers Day! Here are some great reads from our spring/summer season. E. G. Barnhill: Florida Photographer, Adventurer, Entrepreneur by Gary Monroe Music Everywhere: The Rock and Roll Roots of a Southern Town by Marty Jourard Returning North with the … Continue reading Happy National Book Lovers Day!
Are you a student in Gainesville, Florida? Are you interested in book publishing? Apply for a fall internship at the University Press of Florida! *** We are seeking interns in the areas of acquisitions, editing, design, production, marketing, sales, and advertising. To apply, visit upf.com/internships.asp and complete the application form found on that page. Application … Continue reading Internships at the University Press of Florida
This month we are jumping into summer with more great reviews for UPF books! An Ecotourist's Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys By Robert Silk “Offers travel tips as well as insight into 'Old Florida' and the region’s Native American roots.”—Publishers Weekly “This handy guide explores the Everglades and the Florida Keys, … Continue reading June 2016 Review Roundup