UGA Press Announces a New Short-Fiction Anthology Collection

The University of Georgia Press announces a new collection of thematic short-fiction anthologies that draw on the rich backlist of its Flannery O’Connor Award series. The collection is titled Stories from the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. In spring 2019, the Press will begin regular publication of anthologies with contents drawn from the many…

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,…

Q&A with Jean Wyatt, author of Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels

This month we published Love and Narrative Form in Toni Morrison’s Later Novels by Jean Wyatt, professor of English at Occidental College and author of Risking Difference: Identification, Race, and Community in Contemporary Fiction and Feminism. Wyatt’s new book looks at the literary interplay between the depiction of love and its stylistic expression in Morrison’s later works. Curious…

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…