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…

Missing UGA Van Located

Around 9:00 am on Saturday, Sept. 3, the University of Georgia Press began releasing notices on its social media that its van, packed with books and supplies for a display at the 2016 Decatur Book Festival (DBF), had been stolen. The missing van has been located. Through circumstances that the Press (with invaluable assistance from…

Web and Phone Orders

The University of Georgia Press recently announced that we would be transitioning over to Longleaf Services, Inc. for distribution and fulfillment. As part of that process, our online shopping cart is currently down, and we are unable to take web and phone orders at this time. Please order our books from your favorite local or…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Recently Cynthia Bertelsen took a trip to the Little White House in Warm Springs, GA, and wrote about it for Modern Salt. In her post, she profiles FDR’s cook, Daisy Bonner, who made sure she would not be forgotten to history by writing this note on the wall in the kitchen: “Daisy Bonner cook the 1st meal…

UGA Press Fall 2016 Catalog is Out

Our Fall/Winter 2016 catalog has landed! We are happy to say that within its pages we’re announcing some of our best titles to date. Just click on the link within the catalog cover to take the whole thing for a spin. Below we are including a few highlight we think exemplify the range and depth of the…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

If you find yourself in or near Atlanta on May 18, join the University of Georgia Press and A Cappella Books for the book launch and reception of Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews. Author Ted Geltner will speak in conversation with author Michael Connelly and other special guests. Admission is free…