2017 Word of South Festival

We recently traveled to Tallahassee, Florida to attend the annual Word of South Festival! We had a great time exhibiting our wide range of books in literature, history, art, gardening, outdoor activities, cooking, and much more at the weekend-long fair. Some of our authors who have won Florida Book Awards were featured speakers at the festival, including Gary Monroe, author of E. G. … Continue reading 2017 Word of South Festival

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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

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

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 … Continue reading Upcoming Events: “Meet the Publisher” and TEDxOrlando

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 … Continue reading Florida Anthropological Society Meeting 2015 Recap