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Judith Ortiz Cofer: A Celebration of Life

Please join the University of Georgia community as we honor the life of Judith Ortiz Cofer, extraordinary writer, poet, teacher, colleague, and friend. Friday, January 27 3:00 p.m. The Chapel, University of Georgia Athens A reception will follow at the Demosthenian Hall. For more information, contact Lisa Bayer, University of Georgia Press, 217-369-3166 or lbayer…

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Remembering Judith Ortiz Cofer

We were saddened to learn that Judith Ortiz Cofer, author, educator, member of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, and friend of the Press, passed away on December 30th. Over the years we published many books by Cofer and cherished the partnership and friendship. Below UGA Press Director Lisa Bayer offers a remembrance. I was heartbroken to…

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Short Takes: News and Reviews

Julia Iverson’s animated film based on Kyle Dargan’s poem “The Robots are Coming” from Honest Engine Welcome to Short Takes. Below you’ll find all the news, interviews, events, and reviews that you might have missed or can look forward to in the coming months. DEADLINES: The deadline for the Georgia Poetry Prize is fast approaching. All entries must be submitted…

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#UPWeek Blog Tour

In President Jimmy Carter’s 1978 proclamation announcing the first University Press Week, he said this about university presses: America’s colleges and universities have always met their responsibilities for preserving and enlarging the body of human knowledge. In our open society, they have an additional duty—that of making such knowledge available beyond the gates of the…

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Gift Books for the Holidays

Our holiday sale is here! Get 30% off and free shipping with the sale code 08HIN16 on great titles sure to delight friends and family members no matter what their interests may be. We’ve got it covered: history, food, music, photography, nature, fashion, architecture, travel, art, literature, and more. Sale applies to web orders and phone…