Launch Event: March 2, 6:30 p.m. Join Jack E. Davis and Leslie K. Poole, editors of The Wilder Heart of Florida, along with contributing writers Gianna Russo and Mark Walters, for a virtual launch event hosted by Tombolo Books. To register, click here. Fall under the spell of Florida’s natural environment “The essays and poetry in The … Continue reading The Wilder Heart of Florida
UPF books have received lots of praise in the past few months. Since springtime in Florida is the perfect opportunity to relax outside with a good book, now is a great time to take a look at some of these titles. . Time magazine reviewed Douglas R. Egerton and Robert L. Paquette’s The Denmark … Continue reading Review Roundup
"A wonderful scholarly book that even has a little “what the hell” in it. This collection belongs in all libraries, from the academic to the public. It’s that important, and that readable." —The Hemingway Review "Authors John and Mary Lou Missall have approached these wars in a … Continue reading September 2016 Paperback Releases
The UPF marketing team traveled to Tallahassee last weekend to display our books at the 2016 Word of South Festival of Literature and Music! This year marks Word of South's second annual festival following its inaugural event in 2015. We had a great time meeting book and music enthusiasts from Tallahassee and across the state, and showcasing and … Continue reading Word of South Festival 2016
UPF authors have several exciting events planned for April – find one near you! For more details visit our calendar.
This month we’re celebrating amazing women in history. Want to be inspired by stories of women who made a big impact on the natural environment, the arts, literature, culture, and civil rights history in Florida and beyond? Here are eight great reads for Women’s History Month! In this uplifting memoir, Lee Wilson describes how she grand … Continue reading Celebrate Women’s History Month with UPF!
'Twas nearing the holidays, so the UPF staff Put together a wish list on your family and friends' behalf. There's something for everyone to find in this guide, So sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride! . . . Sorghum's Savor by RONNI LUNDY. For the cook in search of new flavors: Know someone who … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2015
Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in August! . Seth C. McKee's book Jigsaw Puzzle Politics in the Sunshine State received a welcome shout-out from the Tallahassee Democrat, who stated that "if timing is everything in politics, the University Press of Florida just hit a publishing jackpot." . . . . . . The Florida Times-Union published … Continue reading August Review Roundup
Below are highlights from just some of the many reviews our books received throughout May! . Deemed "the book any self-respecting mini-golf fan has to read next" by Golf Digest, Tim Hollis's The Minibook of Minigolf is "a delightful and nostalgic journey through the often wacky world of miniature golf." . . . . Saving Florida by Leslie Kemp … Continue reading May Review Roundup
Marketing intern Jackie Joiner is majoring in advertising at the University of Florida. During her internship this spring at the University Press of Florida, Jackie got us started participating in #FirstLineFriday—a weekly look inside our newest books. (Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to join in!) . . Get to know some of the many environmentalists Leslie Kemp … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Meet Some of the Leading Ladies of Saving Florida!