UGA Press Welcomes Nicole Walker as New Nonfiction Series Editor

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Walker as the new series editor for Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction. Walker is the author of Processed Meats: Essays on Food, Flesh and Navigating Disaster (2021) Sustainability: A Love Story (2018) and the collaborative collection The After-Normal: Brief, Alphabetical…

UGA Press Announces Appointment of Two Editors-at-Large

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Valerie Boyd and Cynthia R. Greenlee as Editors-at-Large. Boyd and Greenlee will represent the Press in seeking book projects in a wide range of subjects, including foodways, gender, history, journalism, labor, politics, race, justice and the South, broadly interpreted. Valerie Boyd is professor…

Celebrating Women’s History Month

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month with a list of recent UGA Press publications that include memoirs, biographies, and deep dives into subjects ranging from literature to medicine, all with a focus on the lives and histories of women. For more information, click the link in the caption.

Jasmine Elizabeth Smith Awarded the Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Jasmine Elizabeth Smith as winner of the 2020 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…

Fridays with Terry: My joyous lunches with the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

I’m not sure how it happened, but I somehow finagled an invitation to a regular lunch in Athens with Dick Hudson (former professor, Executive Director of Athens Symphony, tennis ace, incurable raconteur and bringer-together-of-people). Dick invited a revolving door of what I described as the “League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” (my attendance notwithstanding)—doctors (both medical and…

Announcing Association of Writers Award for Creative Nonfiction Winner: Caroline Crew

Congratulations to Caroline Crew for winning this year’s Association of Writers & Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction with her work Other Girls to Burn. Caroline Crew is the author of a collection of poetry titled Pink Museum as well as several chapbooks. Her poetry and essays have appeared in Conjunctions, DIAGRAM, Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review, Black Warrior Review, and many other…