Celebrating Creative Nonfiction!

Nonfiction isn’t always dry, dusty textbooks that feel like they take ten years to read. At the University of Georgia Press, our series Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction publishes works that are as accessible as they are informative. They take the form of personal and lyric essays, memoirs, cultural meditations, and literary journalism.  Fire…

Call for Submissions: Georgia Poetry Prize

  Attention all poets: we are currently accepting manuscripts for the Georgia Poetry Prize! In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press has established the Georgia Poetry Prize, a national competition that will celebrate excellence in poetry. Supported by the Bruce and…

Kicking off National Novel Writing Month!

Get your pens and notebooks out, the coffee maker turned on, and your phone locked away because National Novel Writing Month is in full swing! For those of you who don’t know, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a world-wide event where participants write a 50,000 word novel in the span of 30 days. It…

New Installment of Annotations: A High Low Tide

New this week on Annotations: André Gallant at the Decatur Book Festival. Gallant is the author of A High Low Tide: The Revival of a Southern Oyster. He uses the bivalve as a jumping-off point to tell the story of a changing southeastern coast, the bounty within its waters, and what the future may hold for the area…

Spooky Short Takes: Upcoming Events, News, and Reviews

Happy Halloween, readers! The UGA Press is ready for tonight’s frightening festivities. Are you? Keep up to date with what’s going on at the UGA Press with Short Takes. Continue reading for information about our upcoming events, our latest releases, and news and reviews. Upcoming Events Frankenreads Wednesday, October 31, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00…

Honoring Pat Conroy: New Episode of Annotations

First off, let me say: Happy 73rd Birthday, Pat Conroy! Today, we both celebrate the wonderful, vibrant life of Conroy and mourn his loss. As you’ll come to hear, Conroy was an stirring writer, beloved by many, and the subject of Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy. The collection comes from more than sixty contributors,…

Annotations Episode 7: Seeking Eden at the Decatur Book Festival with Staci Catron and Mary Eaddy

Today’s episode features another book talk from the Decatur Book Festival: Staci L. Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy discuss Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens, a project years in the making. Seeking Eden promotes an awareness of, and appreciation for, Georgia’s rich garden heritage. Updated and expanded here are the stories of nearly thirty designed landscapes first…

Short Takes: Upcoming Events, News, and Reviews

Keep up to date with what’s going on at the UGA Press with Short Takes. Continue reading for information about our upcoming events, our latest releases, and news and reviews. Food, Culture and Place: A Public Discussion of Foodways: Friday, October 5 at 10:30 a.m., Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium, 300 S. Hull…