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


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, coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established in 2006 to celebrate the best Florida literature. Authors must be full-time Florida residents, except in the Florida nonfiction and visual arts categories, where the subject matter must focus on Florida. More than 200 eligible publications were submitted across the 11 categories of competition.

Read the full announcement here.

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

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