The University of Georgia Press, a respected publisher of global scholarship, creative and literary works, and general interest books on the American South, announced today its acquisition of NewSouth Books.
Based in Montgomery, Alabama, NewSouth Books is an independent trade publisher widely recognized for its focus on Southern culture and history, particularly civil and human rights. NewSouth was launched in 2000 by Suzanne La Rosa and Randall Williams; La Rosa is the company’s publisher, Williams its editor-in-chief.
La Rosa will join UGA Press on July 1. She will publish 8-12 new titles annually under the NewSouth imprint at UGA Press. Williams will continue to edit selected titles and recommend works for acquisition.