Word of South Festival 2016

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

October Review Roundup

Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in October! Our newly published book George Merrick, Son of the South Wind: Visionary Creator of Coral Gables by Arva Moore Parks received a delightful review from the Miami Herald this month. The reviewer called the book "a sweeping account of how one man came to symbolize the optimism of his time … Continue reading October Review Roundup

The Allure of Immortality

Visionary or villain, savior or two-bit charlatan?  Explore the makings of a Florida-bred cult in our new book: The Allure of Immortality: An American Cult, a Florida Swamp, and a Renegade Prophet. “Brilliantly written and strangely moving. Millner has resurrected the lost history of a cult devoted to a utopian vision as pure as it was … Continue reading The Allure of Immortality

September Review Roundup

Read highlights from some of the best reviews we received in August! Our new photography book, Embracing Cuba by Byron Motley, received plenty of praise this month. Booklist not only gave the book a star rating, but also gave the review "Review of the Day" on September 21 and awarded it "Best Travel Book of the Year." Booklist said that "anyone who … Continue reading September Review Roundup