University of Georgia Press Announces Endowment to Fund History Graduate Student Publishing Apprenticeship

The University of Georgia Press has created an endowment to fund a publishing apprenticeship program for students from UGA’s graduate history program. The Peggy Heard Galis History Ph.D. Apprenticeship will allow history Ph.D. candidates to gain insight into and experience in the scholarly publishing process. The endowment was created from a giving campaign funded by…

Chelsea Dingman Awarded the Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Chelsea Dingman as winner of the 2018 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…

EXCERPT: Slavery and the University

In honor of Black History Month, we are posting an excerpt from the introduction of Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies edited by Leslie M. Harris, James T. Campbell, and Alfred L. Brophy. This is the first collection of scholarly essays devoted solely to the histories and legacies of this subject on North American campuses and in…

Holiday Office Hours at UGA Press

The University of Georgia Press will be closed from December 24 – January 1. We will reopen on January 2. Web orders are still being accepted, but there may be delays in shipping them until after the new year. If you wish to place a phone order, please contact our distributor, Longleaf Services, at (800)…

UGA Press Announces a New Short-Fiction Anthology Collection

The University of Georgia Press announces a new collection of thematic short-fiction anthologies that draw on the rich backlist of its Flannery O’Connor Award series. The collection is titled Stories from the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. In spring 2019, the Press will begin regular publication of anthologies with contents drawn from the many…

Evening @ Skidaway Program Examines Oyster Revival on Georgia’s Coast with André Joseph Gallant

On Friday evening, November 16, The Book Lady Bookstore, The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Coastal WildScapes, and The UGA Willson Center of Humanities and Arts will present a special lecture as part of the Skidaway Institute’s Evening @ Skidaway Series. André Joseph Gallant, author of…