Let’s Stay Together: A Taxonomy of Relationships between American University Presses and their Host Institutions

University of Georgia Press Director Lisa Bayer recently shared the opening keynote with Timothy Wright, Director of Edinburgh University Press at the University Press Redux 2018, hosted by UCL Press and ALPSP at the British Library in London, February 13-14. Here is the transcription of Lisa’s talk:  A few years ago Peter Berkery, the then-new…

Judith Ortiz Cofer: A Celebration of Life

Please join the University of Georgia community as we honor the life of Judith Ortiz Cofer, extraordinary writer, poet, teacher, colleague, and friend. Friday, January 27 3:00 p.m. The Chapel, University of Georgia Athens A reception will follow at the Demosthenian Hall. For more information, contact Lisa Bayer, University of Georgia Press, 217-369-3166 or lbayer…

Remembering Judith Ortiz Cofer

We were saddened to learn that Judith Ortiz Cofer, author, educator, member of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, and friend of the Press, passed away on December 30th. Over the years we published many books by Cofer and cherished the partnership and friendship. Below UGA Press Director Lisa Bayer offers a remembrance. I was heartbroken to…