New Annotations: Southern Foodways Alliance Panel

    We are right smack dab in between Thanksgiving and Christmas, two holidays filled with family and, more importantly, food. So, sticking to that theme, we’re publishing a panel from early this past October featuring four authors who focus on southern foodways. The event was sponsored by the Southern Foodways Alliance, the UGA Press,…

#TurnItUP: The New South and the Environment

Welcome to the fifth and final day of the University Press Week (#UPWeek) Blog Tour. Today’s theme is “Science,” and we’re looking at the history of—and tension between—conservation and industry in the South. A piece of southern history that is often overlooked is the story of the South’s conservation efforts after the Civil War. William…

Evening @ Skidaway Program Examines Oyster Revival on Georgia’s Coast with André Joseph Gallant

On Friday evening, November 16, The Book Lady Bookstore, The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Coastal WildScapes, and The UGA Willson Center of Humanities and Arts will present a special lecture as part of the Skidaway Institute’s Evening @ Skidaway Series. André Joseph Gallant, author of…

New Installment of Annotations: A High Low Tide

New this week on Annotations: André Gallant at the Decatur Book Festival. Gallant is the author of A High Low Tide: The Revival of a Southern Oyster. He uses the bivalve as a jumping-off point to tell the story of a changing southeastern coast, the bounty within its waters, and what the future may hold for the area…

Books You Should Read This Spring

Spring has sprung and with it, a desire to sit outside in the warm weather and read. If you are looking for a book to read this spring, we’ve got you covered. We complied a list of books about gardens, trees, and eco-justice for you. For more information on books that we’re publishing this season,…

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,…

Barbara Hurd wins a Guggenheim Fellowship

Congratulations to University of Georgia Press author Barbara Hurd, who was recently named a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow. Hurd’s books from the UGA Press are Walking the Wrack Line: On Tidal Shifts and What Remains, Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination, Entering the Stone: On Caves and Feeling through the Dark, and Listening to…