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

Highlights

Aquifer Finalist for Firecracker Award

May 2018

photoThe Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) has named Aquifer as a finalist in the Best Debut Magazine category of their annual Firecracker Awards for Independently and Self-Published Literature. This distinguished literary awards series spotlights books and magazines making a sparkling contribution to our literary culture, and publishers striving to introduce important voices to readers far and wide. The 2018 Firecracker Awards ceremony will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 7 at Poet’s House in NYC, and will be hosted by poet Dorothea Lasky.

Professor Terry Thaxton 's 'Mud Song' wins Florida Book Award

March 2018

photoTerry Ann Thaxton, professor of English and M.F.A. program director, has won her second Florida Book Award for her third book of poems, Mud Song. Her first Florida Book Award was in 2014 for her second book of poems, The Terrible Wife. Mud Song won the silver and The Terrible Wife won the bronze, both in the poetry category,

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Creative Writing alumnus named 2018 NEA Literature Creative Writing Fellow

December 2017

photoJaroslav Kalfař ‘11 might feel that literary success is elusive, but it seems to be following him closely. Kalfař was recently awarded a highly competitive and prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship for $25,000. Kalfař majored in Creative Writing at UCF before completing his MFA at New York University, and published his first book, Spaceman of Bohemia, with Little, Brown this past year.

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UCF Alumna Named First Orlando Poet Laureate

October 2017

photoSusan Lilley ’75 ‘80MA has been chosen as Orlando’s first poet laureate after a five month search. Lilley, an English major for both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees and formerly a UCF faculty member for 12 years, was chosen from forty-nine applicants. The three award-winning finalists were all UCF Alumni: Lilley, who teaches creative writing at Trinity Preparatory School, Terry Ann Thaxton, M.F.A, a creative writing professor at UCF, and Curtis X Meyer, a Winter Park slam poet. Read more about Lilley at UCF Alumni Today.

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English Professor’s Prize Winning Book of ‘Harrowing’ Poems

August 2017

photoTerry Ann Thaxton, a professor in the Department of English, won Truman State University Press’ 2017 T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry for her third book of poems, Mud Song.

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