Son of Real Florida

From the winner of the Florida Humanities Council 2018 Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing And the recipient of a Florida Department of State 2018 Florida Folk Heritage Award This book is available at a discount price through April 30, 2018. To order, visit our website and use code REALFL at checkout.   "Nobody writes about the real … Continue reading Son of Real Florida

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

New GATORBYTE: The Shark Attack Files

The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society’s most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the world. The stories chronicled in Gatorbytes span all colleges and units across the UF … Continue reading New GATORBYTE: The Shark Attack Files

Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading 2016

Last week, the UPF marketing team traveled to beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida for the annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading! We had a a wonderful time selling our variety of Florida books ranging from history, gardening, literature, cooking, and much more. We were thrilled to see many of UPF's authors at the festival, including Gary … Continue reading Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading 2016

New Paperback Releases: Books on Florida & Madame Lalaurie

Alligators in B-Flat: Improbable Tales from the Files of Real Florida by Jeff Klinkenberg “Floridians are a charming, talented breed, and this humorous, honest, and often touching collection of tales exhibits the melting pot of traditions and lifestyles from a journalist’s eye.”—Publisher’s Weekly “You’ll want to read this entertaining and ever-so-idiosyncratic guide to the out of … Continue reading New Paperback Releases: Books on Florida & Madame Lalaurie

Gatorbytes Behind-the-Story: Building a Better Tomato

In April, the University of Florida and the University Press of Florida launched Gatorbytes, a digital book series following the innovative research taking place at UF. Intended to pique the interests of the intellectually curious and to share the stories behind the discoveries being made at UF, the books are written by professional journalists.  "They know how … Continue reading Gatorbytes Behind-the-Story: Building a Better Tomato