Short Takes: News and Reviews

On Short Takes today: Press news—Book Blowout 2017, author interviews, and more; announcing Annotations, a new podcast from UGA Press; BEA; Foreign Rights news; Awards news; and the latest reviews.

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…

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. NEW AUTHORS: Becky Mandelbaum’s Bad Kansas won the 2016 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. “What’s most impressive about this collection of stories, in which Kansas is as…

President of Trinity College at the University of Oxford and UGA Press Author to Give UGA Signature Lecture

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., as part of the University of Georgia Provost’s Signature Lectures, Sir Ivor Roberts, President of Trinity College, University of Oxford, will give a lecture titled “Strengthening International Alliances in a World That Wants to Tear Them Apart” at the UGA Chapel. Roberts will discuss his experiences working…

Web and Phone Orders

The University of Georgia Press recently announced that we would be transitioning over to Longleaf Services, Inc. for distribution and fulfillment. As part of that process, our online shopping cart is currently down, and we are unable to take web and phone orders at this time. Please order our books from your favorite local or…

Remembering Michael McCurdy

The University of Georgia Press was saddened to learn that illustrator, author, and publisher Michael McCurdy died on May 28. McCurdy’s wood engravings and scratchboard illustrations appeared on several Press books. His masterful cover and interior illustrations for A Childhood, by Harry Crews, poignantly portrayed Crews’s hardscrabble first six years in rural Georgia and Florida.…