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

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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Student's Comic Book Dream Becomes Reality

August 2017

photoUCF senior Branden Hall hopes that one day Zeek St. Cloud finds his true purpose in life – but he knows that’s going to take thousands of years.

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