Leah Nieboer Wins the Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Leah Nieboer as the winner of the2021 Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology and theUniversity of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press established the Georgia Poetry Prize in2015 as a national competition that celebrates excellence in poetry. This year’s runner-up isMatthew Minicucci’s…

UGA Press Titles to Celebrate Black History Month

To honor Black History Month, we are highlighting recent titles that feature Black authors, history, sociology, politics, culinary arts, music, and more. Lists like these will inevitably leave out many of the important and worthy books we’ve published through the years, which is why the spotlight here is on recent titles. We are extremely proud…

UGA Press Mourns the Loss of Editor Valerie Boyd

The University of Georgia Press mourns the loss of celebrated editor Valerie Boyd. In September 2021, the Press appointed Boyd as one of two Editors-at-Large. She also served as one of the Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction series editors. In February 2021, Boyd moderated the Press’s “Then and Now: A Conversation with Charlayne…

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…