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.

Summer Sale Spotlight: Books on Nature from UGA Press

Catch up on your reading with the UGA Press Summer Sale and get 40% off all books during the month of June! Today we’re highlighting books about nature and the environment. Take a look at some of our best nature titles below, and use code 08JUNE40 at checkout to get 40% off. We’ve also included…