Honoring Pat Conroy: New Episode of Annotations

First off, let me say: Happy 73rd Birthday, Pat Conroy! Today, we both celebrate the wonderful, vibrant life of Conroy and mourn his loss. As you’ll come to hear, Conroy was an stirring writer, beloved by many, and the subject of Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy. The collection comes from more than sixty contributors,…

The Challenges of Typecoding

Editors on the production side of publishing–often called project editors or production editors–coordinate and/or oversee the work of authors, copyeditors, proofreaders, and designers as a manuscript that has been accepted for publication is turned into a book. Often this involves direct copyediting and proofreading, but it also involves lots of letter writing, instruction, and art…

Annotations Episode 7: Seeking Eden at the Decatur Book Festival with Staci Catron and Mary Eaddy

Today’s episode features another book talk from the Decatur Book Festival: Staci L. Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy discuss Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens, a project years in the making. Seeking Eden promotes an awareness of, and appreciation for, Georgia’s rich garden heritage. Updated and expanded here are the stories of nearly thirty designed landscapes first…

Short Takes: Upcoming Events, News, and Reviews

Keep up to date with what’s going on at the UGA Press with Short Takes. Continue reading for information about our upcoming events, our latest releases, and news and reviews. Food, Culture and Place: A Public Discussion of Foodways: Friday, October 5 at 10:30 a.m., Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium, 300 S. Hull…