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A Writer’s View: Why I Chose UPF

By Bob H. Lee, author of Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden   An old jalopy creaking down a pot-holed dirt road in the dark aptly portrays my journey to find a publisher for my first book. Uncertainty and confusion became the norm until one day I finally succeeded. Here’s my take […]

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Spring 2017 Internships at the University Press of Florida

We are now accepting applications for our spring 2017 internship program! *** Are you a student in Gainesville, Florida? Are you interested in book publishing? Apply for a spring internship at the University Press of Florida! We are seeking interns in the areas of acquisitions, sales and marketing, and advertising and design. To apply, visit upf.com/internships.asp and […]

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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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Internships at the University Press of Florida

Are you a student in Gainesville, Florida? Are you interested in book publishing? Apply for a fall internship at the University Press of Florida! *** We are seeking interns in the areas of acquisitions, editing, design, production, marketing, sales, and advertising. To apply, visit upf.com/internships.asp and complete the application form found on that page. Application […]

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Florida Landscapes by UPF Staff

This month at the University Press of Florida, we decided to reconnect with our artistic sides and the beautiful state we call home. Inspired by the “otherworldly” colors of Florida sunsets and landscapes in our new book E. G. Barnhill, staff members here at the press tried their hands—and brushes—at some watercolor fun. Our painting session included […]

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5 Intern Tips for Getting Started in Publishing

Thinking of doing an internship at a publishing house? University Press of Florida marketing intern Amber Paez offers some advice on what to expect and what to avoid during your internship experience. Think “All for One.” Before interning I had a vague idea of what it would be like to work at a publishing firm after college. I […]

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UPF Director Begins Term as AAUP President

Meredith Morris-Babb, director of the University Press of Florida, officially began her term as president of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) at the association’s annual meeting on June 20 in Denver, Col. Last year, Babb served as president elect alongside Barbara Kline Pope, director of National Academies Press. Established in 1937, the AAUP […]

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University Press of Florida Acquires Seaside Publishing

3/13/2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University Press of Florida Acquires Seaside Publishing Gainesville, FL and St. Petersburg, FL—Continuing its strategic focus on publishing books with regional importance and global significance, University Press of Florida (UPF) has acquired Seaside Publishing. Capitalizing on the momentum of its recent postcards collection as well as existing cookbooks, art, and photography […]

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UPF By the Numbers

People often wonder what we do here at the University Press of Florida. Here’s a little numerical insight: Estimated hours lost to work-related travel: 288 (an average of one 3-day trip per month) Estimated hours spent in meetings each year: 194 (a conservative estimate) Estimated hours spent preparing for meetings: 48 (also a conservative estimate) […]

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