For our “Quarantine Cooking” series, UPF acquisitions editor Meredith Morris-Babb made Gary's Corn Herb Loaf from Cross Creek Kitchens: Seasonal Recipes and Reflections. Meredith's comments: I love making bread; don' t know why, it's just really satisfying for me. I searched older UPF cookbooks for bread recipes and came across "Gary's Corn Herb Loaf" from … Continue reading Quarantine Cooking: Gary’s Corn Herb Loaf from Cross Creek Kitchens
“A comprehensive and sophisticated study that draws attention to the various manifestations and implications of age and aging in modern literature. This volume goes well beyond Wharton’s body of work to offer important analyses of her contemporaries on their own terms, as well as thought-provoking comparisons of Wharton and her fellow writers.”—Gary Totten, editor of Memorial … Continue reading Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age
The Story of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow Written by Ashley Andrews Lear, author of The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow Connections between women writers have often been made when an emerging author discovers a kinship with a deceased predecessor, as in the case of Virginia Woolf’s admiration of Aphra … Continue reading What We Can Learn from Women’s Writing Communities
"Tackles the complex and fascinating relationship between Glasgow and Rawlings and demonstrates these writers’ influences on one another, both personally and professionally. This book is one we have needed for a long time."—Pamela R. Matthews, editor of Perfect Companionship: Ellen Glasgow’s Selected Correspondence with Women "A richly detailed account of a significant literary kinship—a respectful, empathetic … Continue reading The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow
“In Season invites readers to experience magic in unexpected places. These essays are heartfelt and heartbreaking, incisive and celebratory and funny. They capture the wild and rollicking heart of a state that’s changing faster than any other.”—Ana Maria Spagna, author of Reclaimers “Smart, provocative, vivid, and lively, these essays suggest that ‘sense of place’ is crucial context … Continue reading In Season
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!
Bill Belleville, author of various books including the recent The Peace of Blue, has been named Seminole County Artist of the Year! The title is awarded by the Seminole County Board of County Commissioners, in association with the Seminole Cultural Arts Council, each year. It honors the local artist who has used their talent to enrich Seminole … Continue reading Bill Belleville Named Seminole County Artist of the Year