Florida Review at UCF

Celebrating 40 Years

Welcome to The Florida Review, the literary journal published twice yearly by the University of Central Florida. Our artistic mission is to publish the best poetry and prose written by the world's most exciting emerging and established writers. Our thanks to all those who have submitted, subscribed, donated, read and supported TFR.

Contest Deadlines

Entries for the following contests will be accepted up until these dates.

Visit the contest page for submission guidelines.


Denise Duhamel in poetry
Mark Wisniewski in fiction
Ira Sukrungruang in creative nonfiction


The Florida Review congratulates the winners of our 2015 Editors’ Awards

  • First place in poetry: Christine Poreba for “Negative Miracle”
  • First place in fiction: Matthew Lansburgh for “The Lure”
  • First place in creative nonfiction: Melanie Thorne for “What We Keep”
  • Finalist in poetry: Rachel Flynn for “America, February”
  • Finalist in fiction: Jacob Appel for “The Dragon Declension”
  • Finalist in fiction: Miriam Cohen for “Recess Brides”
  • Finalist in creative nonfiction: Carol Smith for “Tearing Down the House”

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