Archive | November, 2016

2016 Miami Book Fair International

The UPF marketing team traveled to Miami, Florida this month for the annual Miami Book Fair International. We had a great time exhibiting our wide range of books in history, literature, gardening, outdoor activities, cooking, and much more at the event’s weekend-long street fair. Many of our authors stopped by our booth, including Cathy Salustri, author of Backroads of […]

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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 […]

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Recipe: Churrasco-Style Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce from The Versailles Restaurant Cookbook

Today’s recipe is from The Versailles Restaurant Cookbook, which features some of the most beloved recipes from Versailles Restaurant—a Miami institution that has been at the heart of the Cuban-American community for decades. Samantha Zaboski, UPF publicist and subsidiary rights coordinator, tried this recipe in her home kitchen. Here’s why Samantha chose this recipe: As […]

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Recipe: Pumpkin Caponata from Pickled, Fried, and Fresh

Get ready for the holidays with this recipe from one of our wonderful cookbooks! UPF senior acquisitions editor Sian Hunter recently tried her hand at cooking Pumpkin Caponata from Bert Gill’s Pickled, Fried, and Fresh. Here’s why Sian chose this recipe: Our Thanksgiving meal features family recipes from both sides and several generations, but each year, we […]

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Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading 2016

Last week, the UPF marketing team traveled to beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida for the annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading! We had a a wonderful time selling our variety of Florida books ranging from history, gardening, literature, cooking, and much more. We were thrilled to see many of UPF’s authors at the festival, including Gary […]

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Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean

“We are reminded that the Caribbean was a more complicated place than we usually imagine.”–Kenneth G. Kelly, coeditor of French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean “These thirteen lucidly written case studies examine diverse communities, histories, and landscapes, demonstrating that the Caribbean offers historical archaeology a great deal more than the study of sugar […]

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Welcome to Our Neighborhood: University Press Week 2016

Celebrate with us: it’s University Press Week! Today through Saturday, the fifth annual University Press Week will highlight the work and value of the 140+ members of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). The University Press of Florida is a proud member of the AAUP, and we are excited to be participating. The theme […]

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Southeastern Archaeology and Southern History: UPF at SEAC and SHA

UPF has had a busy month so far! Over the past two weeks, we traveled to two conferences in the Southeast: the 73rd Annual Southeastern Archaeological Conference (SEAC) in Athens, Georgia and the 82nd Annual Southern Historical Association (SHA) Meeting in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Southeastern Archaeological Conference 2016 We had a great time in Athens at SEAC 2016 […]

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Virginia Woolf’s Modernist Path

“Lounsberry is the only scholar to treat Woolf ‘s diaries for themselves–as works of art, as expressions of her private self, and as testing grounds for her experiments in novel writing.”–Panthea Reid, author of Art and Affection: A Life of Virginia Woolf “Offers a fascinating alternative form of biography. Lounsberry is particularly skillful in combining […]

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The Great Florida Road Trip, Part 2: Jacksonville and St. Augustine Beaches

In Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida, Cathy Salustri takes readers on a 5,000-mile road trip from the panhandle to the Keys. Salustri retraces historic routes that used to be main roads back in the 1930s, before Florida’s interstates were built. Intrigued? Read the book and follow the author’s latest travels on […]

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