UP Hero Spotlight: David des Jardines

  The recent death of Mark Saunders, director at University of Virginia Press, was a great loss to the university press community. Although I never worked with Saunders, I knew of him through various other associates and through the work I’ve done here at UGA Press the last two decades. Saunders’s contributions remind me of…

We Won the (Firefly) Lottery!

18,000 people enter the lottery. Only 800 are selected. My sister was one. It had been raining the last couple of days–heavy downpours. Our mom tried to talk us out of going, but we were determined to see the fireflies. (Click here to learn more about the Synchronous Firefly lottery in Tennessee.) On June 5,…