Ronald D. Lankford, Jr. is an independent scholar and author of Sleigh Rides, Jingle Bells, & Silent Nights. He is currently working on a cultural history of Rudolph the Red-Nosed ...
Last weekend, UPF director Meredith Babb and editor-at-large Judith Knight traveled up to Greenville, South Carolina for the 2014 meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference (SEAC). This year’s meeting had record-breaking attendance—and we took record numbers of UPF books with us to display! Between panel sessions and meetings with scholars, we were very busy selling books […]
Our Good Catch authors, Pam Brandon, Katie Farmand, and Heather McPherson, have been busy traveling across Florida talking about the great food native to the Sunshine State and celebrating the local farmers, fisherman, and workers who make Florida’s bounty possible. Recognizing their efforts, the Agriculture Institute of Florida has presented them with an award of appreciation for “raising awareness of […]
Florida may not exactly have the type of fall weather that inspires you to curl up in a thick sweater by a roaring fireplace, but when it comes to food, the Sunshine State is home to exotic cuisine that can make your Thanksgiving dinner uniquely delicious. Need some ideas? The authors of three brand-new Florida […]
This past weekend our acquisitions editor Shannon McCarthy traveled to Pittsburgh to meet with scholars and display UPF books at the annual Modernist Studies Association conference. Take a look at some photos from the book room! We displayed our newest books in Modernist Studies, and several UPF authors stopped by our tables to say hello: Hear […]
“Was this a courageous act of protest or a sad act of madness? This fascinating book explores the line between inspiration and insanity. The case of Marshall Ledbetter is humorous, chilling, and an important story to tell.”—Gary Alan Fine, coauthor of Whispers on the Color Line “I could not put down this book.”—George Singleton, author […]
We publish books. We read and write about books. We blog, tweet, and share news about books. At the University Press of Florida, we’re proud of the fantastic work we publish—about 90 books a year—on an incredibly wide variety of topics. We’ve got history; archaeology; anthropology; Latin American studies; literature; aerospace technology and history; sports; gardening; cooking; […]
This past Saturday, we displayed lots of new and classic University Press of Florida titles at the Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading in St. Petersburg, Florida. Missed the festival? Until November 30, you can still get special discounts on all the books we brought! Visit our virtual booth to browse the books and enter discount code […]