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…

Short Takes: News From UGA Press

On today’s installment of Short Takes, we’ll fill you in on the best of what’s been going on at the Press: awards and review news; spotlight on January books; and a roundup of recent and upcoming events. Plus, we’re hiring a new marketing director.  New Books This Month The Slave-Trader’s Letter Book: Charles Lamar, the…

Spring 2018 Catalog

Our Spring 2018 catalog is hot off the press and we’re excited to be able to share a selection of diverse volumes that celebrate the past, present, and future of humanity through a myriad of lenses. Click on the cover to the right to browse the full catalog or scroll through the highlights we’ve picked out below.…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

On Short Takes today: Press news—Book Blowout 2017, author interviews, and more; announcing Annotations, a new podcast from UGA Press; BEA; Foreign Rights news; Awards news; and the latest reviews.

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Welcome to Short Takes. Below you’ll find all the news, interviews, events, and reviews that you might have missed or can look forward to in the coming months. GEORGIA READS We recently announced “Georgia Reads,” an innovative virtual book club launched in partnership by the University of Georgia Press and Georgia Public Broadcasting, with support from Georgia…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Welcome to Short Takes. Below you’ll find all the news, interviews, events, and reviews that you might have missed or can look forward to in the coming months. NEWS 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…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Julia Iverson’s animated film based on Kyle Dargan’s poem “The Robots are Coming” from Honest Engine Welcome to Short Takes. Below you’ll find all the news, interviews, events, and reviews that you might have missed or can look forward to in the coming months. DEADLINES: The deadline for the Georgia Poetry Prize is fast approaching. All entries must be submitted…

Introducing UGA Press’s Spring 2017 List

Our Spring 2017 catalog is hot off the press and we’re happy to be able to share such a strong group of diverse, urgent, and beautiful books. Click on the cover to the right to browse the full catalog or scroll through the highlights we’ve picked out below. In David Bosworth’s incredibly timely Conscientious Thinking, he offers forthright…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Welcome to Short Takes. Below you’ll find all the news, interviews, events, and reviews that you might have missed or can look forward to in the coming months. NEW AUTHORS: Becky Mandelbaum’s Bad Kansas won the 2016 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. “What’s most impressive about this collection of stories, in which Kansas is as…