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

Highlights

English students’ literary research published in The Pegasus Review

January 2019

photoTechnical communication student Kennedy Harkins and English alumna Ivy McKay ’17 had their research articles published in issue 10.1 of The Pegasus Review: UCF Undergraduate Research Journal. The highly selective journal, which accepts just seven articles per issue, features essays that go through a thorough editing process, with the writers receiving assistance from professors acting as mentors.

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Technical communication blends passions, paves way for student success

January 2019

photoFor student Andrea Romero, success can be found through the English Department’s technical communication track and the connections she’s found along the way.

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Call for Papers for Identities Remixed: 8th Annual UCF English Graduate Symposium

December 2018

photoThe Department of English calls for papers for the 8th Annual UCF English Graduate Symposium on April 5, 2019.

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I AM UCF encourages creativity, rewards with scholarship

December 2018

photoThe I Am UCF Digital Storytelling Initiative allows students to get creative by fusing together writing, performance, visual displays and digital media.

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Don Stap, founder of English journals reads November 8

October 2018

photoDon Stap is the author of two books of natural history prose—Birdsong and A Parrot Without a Name—and a collection of poems, Letter at the End of Winter.

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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 […]

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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, The Florida Book Awards, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. Each year, TSUP receives about 500 manuscripts that are screened and judged by a nationally known poet. Kevin Prufer, author of Churches, In a Beautiful Country, […]

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