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Web and Phone Orders

The University of Georgia Press recently announced that we would be transitioning over to Longleaf Services, Inc. for distribution and fulfillment. As part of that process, our online shopping cart is currently down, and we are unable to take web and phone orders at this time. Please order our books from your favorite local or…

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Remembering Michael McCurdy

The University of Georgia Press was saddened to learn that illustrator, author, and publisher Michael McCurdy died on May 28. McCurdy’s wood engravings and scratchboard illustrations appeared on several Press books. His masterful cover and interior illustrations for A Childhood, by Harry Crews, poignantly portrayed Crews’s hardscrabble first six years in rural Georgia and Florida.…

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How Book Production Could Be Faster and Why It Usually Isn’t

Authors, once they’ve managed to complete their book, which often takes years, often want the published version within a few months of the time they turn it over to the publisher. Readers, anticipating a new volume of their favorite author’s work or wanting the latest information on some hot-breaking story, often want a book as…

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Author Q&A: Kaye Lanning Minchew

In May the University of Georgia Press published A President in Our Midst: Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia by Kaye Lanning Minchew, former executive director of the Troup County Historical Society and Archives. Below acquisitions editor Patrick Allen talks to Kaye about her book and how the presence of FDR in Warm Springs changed the…