Introducing Georgia Open Stacks: An Open Online Teaching and Learning Library from the University of Georgia Press

The University of Georgia Press announces Georgia Open Stacks, an online open library of UGA Press books commonly used in college and university courses. Like instructors, students, and citizens everywhere, the UGA Press has moved to teleworking in the interest of public health. The content in Georgia Open Stacks supports online teaching and learning for…

The Coastal Marshlands Protection Act at 50

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Coastal Marshlands Protection Act. To mark this important milestone we have put out a new edition of Reid Harris’s And the Coastlands Wait: How the Grassroots Battle to Save Georgia’s Marshlands Was Fought—and Won. Below is President Carter’s foreword outlining just why the law was so important. Additionally,…

Update on UGA Press Operations during Social Distancing

Dear Friends, Like the rest of the University of Georgia and most of the world, the University of Georgia Press is radically rethinking every aspect of our workflows and short- and long-term plans. While we remain committed to publishing books and supporting our authors, we are also acutely aware that our usual means of interaction…

Chioma Urama Wins 2019 Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Chioma Urama as winner of the 2019 Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press established the Georgia Poetry Prize in 2015 as a national competition that celebrates excellence in poetry. The winner…

Welcome to the AWP 2020 Virtual Bookstore!

The Press has cancelled its plans to attend AWP 2020 in San Antonio because of concerns about the potential spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. We are sorry that we will miss seeing all of our friends in the Association of Writers and Writing Programs! The good news: we’re still offering our 30% conference discount with free shipping…

Chekwube Danladi Wins 2019 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

Congratulations to Chekwube Danladi on winning the 2019 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for her book Semiotics. The University of Georgia Press will publish Semiotics in the fall of 2021. Established in 1999, Cave Canem is a first-book award dedicated to the discovery of exceptional manuscripts by poets of African descent. The participation of distinguished judges…

AUPresses Condemns Book Burning incident

Last week at Georgia Southern University, several students engaged in a book burning to protest University of Nebraska professor Jennine Capó Crucet, whose 2015 novel Make Your Home Among Strangers had been chosen by GSU as the official book for the First-Year Experience (FYE). The University of Georgia Press stands with the Association of University Presses in condemning this act.