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…

Kate McIntyre Wins the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction

Kate McIntyre has been named this year’s winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and her collection of short stories Mad Prairie will be published by the University of Georgia Press in the fall of 2021. The competition seeks to encourage writers of excellent short stories, while bringing award-winning work to a wider…

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…