MacArthur “Genius” Grant Awarded to UPF Author

The University Press of Florida is proud to have Jason De León, contributor to Migration and Disruptions, among the 2017 MacArthur “Genius” Grant winners. De León is an anthropologist at the University of Michigan studying undocumented migrants coming to the United States from Latin America. “We see this grant as a way to facilitate the work … Continue reading MacArthur “Genius” Grant Awarded to UPF Author

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Awards Announcements: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Walking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America's Oldest City by Elsbeth "Buff" Gordon and Hotel Ponce de Leon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Flagler's Gilded Age Palace by Leslee F. Keys have been awarded the Historic St. Augustine Research … Continue reading Awards Announcements: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

2016 Florida Book Award Winners

Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established in 2006 to celebrate the best Florida literature. We are pleased to announce our three award-winning titles in this year’s competition. FLORIDA NONFICTION, SILVER MEDALIST White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami’s Virginia … Continue reading 2016 Florida Book Award Winners

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors!   Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens by James A. Kushlan and Kirsten Hines won the 2015 Florida Authors & Publishers Association President’s Book Award for the 'Home & Garden' category.  This book provides practical, ecologically sound advice for creating landscapes that will appeal to … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

2015 Florida Book Award Winners

Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established in 2006 to celebrate the best Florida literature. We are pleased to announce our three award-winning titles in this year’s competition.   FLORIDA NONFICTION, SILVER MEDALIST George Merrick, Son of the South Wind by … Continue reading 2015 Florida Book Award Winners

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! . Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination by Rosamond King has won the 2015 Caribbean Studies Association Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Prize for the best book about the Caribbean. . . . . Simone James Alexander has won the 2015 … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Bill Belleville Named Seminole County Artist of the Year

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