Q&A with David Bosworth, author of Conscientious Thinking: Making Sense in an Age of Idiot Savants

This month we released David Bosworth’s Conscientious Thinking: Making Sense in an Age of Idiot Savants, the latest book in our collaboration with The Georgia Review. As Robert Boyers, editor of Salmagundi, has said of Bosworth, “To read him on what has lately happened in American society is to become suddenly alert to the interpenetration of political, economic, and cultural…

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…

Judith Ortiz Cofer: A Celebration of Life

Please join the University of Georgia community as we honor the life of Judith Ortiz Cofer, extraordinary writer, poet, teacher, colleague, and friend. Friday, January 27 3:00 p.m. The Chapel, University of Georgia Athens A reception will follow at the Demosthenian Hall. For more information, contact Lisa Bayer, University of Georgia Press, 217-369-3166 or lbayer…

Remembering Judith Ortiz Cofer

We were saddened to learn that 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 we published many books by Cofer and cherished the partnership and friendship. Below UGA Press Director Lisa Bayer offers a remembrance. I was heartbroken to…

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…