BOOK LAUNCH: Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia

Were you there? Twenty years ago Widespread Panic held what became the largest record release party ever for their album Light Fuse, Get Away. Just in time for the anniversary this April, we’re releasing Gordon Lamb’s new book on this epic event, Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia. Join us for the book…

Rosa Lane Wins 2017 Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Rosa Lane as winner of the 2017 Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, 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…

Now Hiring: 2018-2019 University Press Diversity Fellowship

The University of Georgia Press is now accepting applications for the 2018–2019 Mellon University Press Diversity Fellowship Program. The University Press Diversity Fellowship Program seeks to increase diversity in scholarly publishing by providing year-long fellowships in the acquisitions departments of four university presses – the University of Washington Press, Duke University Press, MIT Press, and the University…

July 5th is National Bikini Day

As everybody on social media knows by now, today is National Bikini Day. The bikini made its debut in 1946 and hasn’t left the pool or beach in nearly sixty years. For this, we are indebted to the French designer Louis Reard. His then considered scandalous bikini style embodied the freedom recently won in World…