11 Books You Should Read For Creativity Month

  Did you know that January is creativity month? The UGA Press publishes dozens of books a year which all require creativity to make, but some of our books are unique in the way they demonstrate—and get to the heart of—the creative impulse. So as January comes to an end, check out a few recent books from…

Short Takes: News From UGA Press

On today’s installment of Short Takes, we’ll fill you in on the best of what’s been going on at the Press: awards and review news; spotlight on January books; and a roundup of recent and upcoming events. Plus, we’re hiring a new marketing director.  New Books This Month The Slave-Trader’s Letter Book: Charles Lamar, the…

New Installment of Annotations

On today’s installment of Annotations, UGA Press’s podcast, we have another group of Dr. Barbara McCaskill’s English 4810 class discussing Inspired Georgia, edited by Judson Mitcham, Michael David Murphy, and Karen L. Paty. Inspired Georgia is a collection of Georgia’s contemporary poets and photographers that engages the history and culture of the state. While complementary,…

Awards News

Sarah Gorham’s Alpine Apprentice has been longlisted for the 2018 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Early reviews, which praised Gorham’s “arresting prose” (Booklist) and “unflinching” recollections of childhood (Publishers Weekly) suggested good things ahead for Alpine Apprentice—and here we are. Finalists for the award will be announced in January 2018 and the…

Holiday Flash Sale!

Books about Georgia for holiday gift-giving Get 30% off and free shipping on orders over $25.00! A President in Our Midst: Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia Kaye Lanning Minchew Franklin Delano Roosevelt loved Georgia—and Georgians—so much that he visited the state forty-one times between 1924 and 1945. This rich gathering of photographs and remembrances recalls the…

Georgia Poetry Prize Deadline Nov 30

The deadline to enter the Georgia Poetry Prize competition is fast approaching (November 30 at 5:00 pm)! The most recent winner of the GPP was My American Night by Chris P. Collins. Read an excerpt from his collection here. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia, the University…