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

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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