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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 […]

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The Year in Review: 2015–2016

As we finish up a year of book publishing here at the University Press of Florida, we’re taking some time to look back at what we’ve published, who our readers—you!—are, and the many ways our books have made a splash in the news. We thought you might like to see what we’ve been up to […]

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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 […]

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Recent Award Winners

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! . Two of our books received awards from the Florida Historical Society. Thomas Graham has received the 2015 Charlton Tebeau Award from the FHS for Mr. Flagler’s St. Augustine. The award is given to honor a general-interest book on a Florida history topic. Graham’s […]

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Author Gary Mormino Wins Florida Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Mormino, author of the iconic Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams, has won the Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing from the Florida Humanities Council for his “distinguished body of work that has had a major influence on Floridians.” Mormino joined the faculty of the University of South Florida in 1977. He is the co-founder of the Florida […]

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February Review Roundup: FABruary Features

Our fabulous authors have been featured in nearly 100 reviews and articles this month. Take a look at just a few highlights below! . Unwind spotlighted two of our recent cookbooks. The magazine recommended Mango by Jen Karetnick “for all those that love this sweet, tropical fruit–or are overwhelmed by a ripe tree in their yard” and deemed it “the definitive […]

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Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! . Russell K. Skowronek has received the 2015 California Mission Studies Association Norman Neuerburg Award, given in recognition of outstanding contributions towards the study and preservation of California’s missions, presidios, pueblos, and ranchos. Skowronek’s recent work, Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California, […]

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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. The more than 200 submissions for the 2014 awards were selected by juries of three members. We are pleased to announce our six award-winning titles. . […]

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Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! For The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World, Nathaniel Millett has received two new awards: the Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award in the field of history and the Gulf South Historical Association Michael V.R. […]

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UPF Books and Authors Win Seven Awards

We’re proud to announce recent award-winning books and authors from the University Press of Florida. Henry Knight’s Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929, winner of a gold medal in the Florida Book Awards, is now also co-winner of the British Association for American Studies Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize. […]

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