Word of South Festival 2017

We recently traveled to Tallahassee, Florida to attend the annual Word of South Festival! We had a great time exhibiting our wide range of books in literature, history, art, gardening, outdoor activities, cooking, and much more at the weekend-long fair. Some of our authors who have won Florida Book Awards were featured speakers at the festival, including Gary Monroe, author of E. G. … Continue reading Word of South Festival 2017

Review Roundup

University Press of Florida books have received lots of positive attention recently.   In an interview with Cathy Salustri about her book, Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida, the New York Times notes the author “delights in letting people know that to really discover Florida, you have to turn off the congested Interstates and explore the state’s … Continue reading Review Roundup

2016 Review Recap

This past year was a great year for UPF titles, and we were thrilled by all of the praise our authors and their books received in media outlets across the country. Join us in looking back at some of the reviews UPF books received in 2016. Here's to a year of excellent reviews!   Shrimp Country: Recipes and … Continue reading 2016 Review Recap

Recipe: Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp) from Shrimp Country

Need a last-minute recipe for the holidays? Try Garlic Shrimp from our new cookbook Shrimp Country! While most of the recipes in this book come from the southern shorelines of the United States, the state of Alaska makes a special appearance with this recipe by Chef Colette Nelson of Ludvig’s Bistro on Baranof Island. UPF … Continue reading Recipe: Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp) from Shrimp Country

Recipe from Shrimp Country: Mom’s Shrimp

Wholesome meals made with fresh, local ingredients are what Shrimp Country is all about. “Mom’s Shrimp,” the dish on the cover of the book, embodies both southern cooking and coastal living. From a “comfy little dollhouse of a restaurant” called Glow in Rockport, Texas, this dish offers all the comforts of home. Chef Karey Lynn Butterworth’s mother passed … Continue reading Recipe from Shrimp Country: Mom’s Shrimp

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2016

Last week, the University Press of Florida traveled to Savannah, Georgia to attend the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2016 Discovery Show! We had a wonderful time showing off our newest books to indie booksellers from across the South and participating in the exciting special events lined up for the weekend. UPF sponsored a Shrimp Cocktail Hour in … Continue reading Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2016

Shrimp Country

Embark on a fresh and delicious culinary tour of coastal America! Shrimp Country invites readers to discover the southern shorelines from Texas to the Carolinas, savoring the region's sea air, salty characters, and succulent shrimp. "Shrimp lovers, both cooks and eaters, absolutely need this book, but so does any traveler or armchair epicure who values … Continue reading Shrimp Country