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.…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Recently Cynthia Bertelsen took a trip to the Little White House in Warm Springs, GA, and wrote about it for Modern Salt. In her post, she profiles FDR’s cook, Daisy Bonner, who made sure she would not be forgotten to history by writing this note on the wall in the kitchen: “Daisy Bonner cook the 1st meal…

UGA Press Fall 2016 Catalog is Out

Our Fall/Winter 2016 catalog has landed! We are happy to say that within its pages we’re announcing some of our best titles to date. Just click on the link within the catalog cover to take the whole thing for a spin. Below we are including a few highlight we think exemplify the range and depth of the…

Christopher Salerno Awarded the Inaugural Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce that Christopher Salerno is the first winner of the Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press established the Georgia Poetry Prize in 2015 as a national competition that celebrates…

Short Takes: recent news and reviews

We are reprising a regular feature from our old blog with this new Short Takes post. We will regularly highlight reviews and other news about our books or the Press in general. This week: a starred review of Eighty-Eight Years by Patrick Rael; more coverage of our groundbreaking photo/essay collection about the Civil War, Lens of War; a fabulous review…