1. The Heaven of Animals by James Poissant
  2. Problem Novels by Anna Maria Jones
  3. Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature by Tison Pugh
  4. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
  5. Transversal Ecocritical Praxis by Patrick D. Murphy
  6. The Historicism of Charles Brockden Brown by Mark L. Kamrath
  7. Rattlesnakes and the Moon by Darlin Neal
  8. The Season of Risks by Susan Hubbard
  9. The Society of S by Susan Hubbard
  10. The Zero Theorem by Pat Rushin
  11. The Terrible Wife by Terry Thaxton
  12. Getaway Girl by Terry Thaxton
  13. Lizard Man by David James Poissant
  14. Collecte Writings of Charles Brockden Brown edited by Mark L. Kamrath
  15. As If, poems by Russ Kesler
  16. People Get Ready by Kevin Meehan
  17. Ecocritical Explorations in Literary and Cultural Studies by Patrick D. Murphy
  18. Crossing The Creek by Anna Lillios
  19. Getaway Girl by Terry Thaxton
  20. The Year of Disappearances by Susan Hubbard
  21. Elegant Punk by Darlin Neal
  22. The Rhetorical Nature of XML by J.D. Applen and Rudy McDaniel
  23. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  24. Drawing on the Victorians, edited by Anna Maria Jones
  25. The Flight of the Kuaka by Donald Stap
  26. The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire by Ephraim
  27. Intercultural Communication by Houman Sadri and Madelyn Flammia
  28. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  29. Virtual Teams in Higher Education by Flammia
  30. Writing for the Web: Composing, •Coding, and Constructing Web Sites

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Past News/Events

Essay Anthologized in Best American Sports Writing 2016

Posted by Chris Wiewiora

More info: Chris Wiewiora chriswiewiora@gmail.com
Award Title: Best American Sports Writing 2016 (print)
Award Date: October 4, 2016
Location: Ames, Iowa
Website: www.chriswiewiora.com
Description: "Board in the Florida Suburbs" an essay by Chris Wiewiora, UCF alumnus (2010) and former assistant editor at the Florida Review, will be anthologized in Best American Sports Writing 2016.

Earned his MFA in Creative Writing and Environment at Iowa State University where he managed Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment. His writing has been anthologized in Best Food Writing 2013 and cited as "notable" in Best American Sports Writing 2011 and 2014. He serves on the editorial board of BULL: Men’s Fiction.

CENTRAL FLORIDA STORIES CATCH THE EYE OF NEW YORK FILMMAKER

Posted by Vanessa Blakeslee

More info: ryan@burrowpress.com
Title: TRAIN SHOTS: STORIES
Date: June 10, 2015
Website: www.vanessablakeslee.com
Description: UCF creative writing program alumnus Vanessa Blakeslee’s debut story collection, Train Shots, has been optioned for the screen by New York City-based filmmaker, Hannah Beth King. King is a Winter Park native who went on to receive her MFA from Colombia University’s film program and has produced and directed for networks including Discovery, Current TV and PBS.

Vanessa Blakeslee's debut short story collection, Train Shots, is forthcoming from Burrow Press in early 2014. Her writing has appeared in The Southern Review, Green Mountains Review, The Paris Review Daily,The Globe and Mail, and Kenyon Review Online, among many others.

Vanessa Blakeslee's debut story collection published by Burrow Press

Posted by Vanessa Blakeslee

More info: ryan@burrowpress.com
Publication Title: Train Shots: stories
Publication Date: March 4, 2014
Location: Itasca Books
Website: www.vanessablakeslee.com
Description: A single mother rents a fundamentalist preacher’s carriage house. A pop star contemplates suicide in the hotel where Janis Joplin died. A philandering ex-pat doctor gets hooked on morphine while reeling from his wife’s death. And in the title story, a train engineer, after running over a young girl on his tracks, grapples with the pervasive question—what propels a life toward such a disastrous end?

Vanessa Blakeslee's debut short story collection, Train Shots, is forthcoming from Burrow Press in early 2014. Her writing has appeared in The Southern Review, Green Mountains Review, The Paris Review Daily,The Globe and Mail, and Kenyon Review Online, among many others.
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