Leah Nieboer Wins the Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Leah Nieboer as the winner of the2021 Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology and theUniversity of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press established the Georgia Poetry Prize in2015 as a national competition that celebrates excellence in poetry. This year’s runner-up isMatthew Minicucci’s…

UGA Press Welcomes Nicole Walker as New Nonfiction Series Editor

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Walker as the new series editor for Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction. Walker is the author of Processed Meats: Essays on Food, Flesh and Navigating Disaster (2021) Sustainability: A Love Story (2018) and the collaborative collection The After-Normal: Brief, Alphabetical…

UGA Press Announces Appointment of Two Editors-at-Large

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Valerie Boyd and Cynthia R. Greenlee as Editors-at-Large. Boyd and Greenlee will represent the Press in seeking book projects in a wide range of subjects, including foodways, gender, history, journalism, labor, politics, race, justice and the South, broadly interpreted. Valerie Boyd is professor…

Jasmine Elizabeth Smith Awarded the Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Jasmine Elizabeth Smith as winner of the 2020 Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology 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 poetry. The…