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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Upcoming Events: “Meet the Publisher” and TEDxOrlando

We invite you to the following exciting upcoming events! . “Meet the Publisher” August 9, 1:30 PM Orlando Public Library Orange County Library System is hosting a “Meet the Publisher” event on Sunday, August 9, at the downtown Orlando Library. Our Director and AAUP President, Meredith Morris-Babb, will be there alongside other publishers to answer your questions […]

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Florida Anthropological Society Meeting 2015 Recap

Last month, our Director of Sales and Marketing, Romi Gutierrez, traveled to Sarasota to exhibit our Florida archaeology and anthropology books at the annual meeting of the Florida Anthropological Society. The meeting’s theme was “The Many Faces of Florida, Past and Present,” and keynote speaker Jerry Milanich—author of various books including his most recent work with co-author […]

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May Review Roundup

Below are highlights from just some of the many reviews our books received throughout May! . Deemed “the book any self-respecting mini-golf fan has to read next” by Golf Digest, Tim Hollis’s The Minibook of Minigolf is “a delightful and nostalgic journey through the often wacky world of miniature golf.” . . . . Saving Florida by Leslie Kemp […]

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Happy National Photo Month

May is National Photo Month, and we’re celebrating with a month-long sale of many of our popular photography books. Visit http://www.upf.com/NPM15 to take a look at some amazing works of nature photography, photomontage, and underwater photos. Be sure to apply code NPM15 at checkout to receive your discount. Here’s just a sampling of the books you’ll […]

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Word of South Festival

Last weekend we brought UPF books to Tallahassee to participate in the first annual Word of South Festival of Literature and Music. Despite a formidable weather forecast, fairgoers braved the rain and browsed our selection of books on Florida history, culture, gardening, photography, art, food, and outdoor adventure. Thanks to everyone who came by and […]

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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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