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 FR.
The judge this year was David James Poissant, author of The Heaven of Animals, Lizard Man, and award-winning stories in too many journals to mention.
For more information, and to see what this year’s judge has to say about the winning work and the contest, please click here.
Submissions are now being accepted for next year’s chapbook award. For guidelines and to submit a manuscript, click here.
Congratulations to three essayists from The Florida Review who made the Notable Essays list in The Best American Essays 2013: Alan Arrivee for "The Appropriate Use of Hands"; Andrew Farkas for "Somewhere Better Than This Place"; and Jean Harper for "Colic."