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…