Florida Review at UCF


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.

Contest Deadlines

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

Visit the contest page for submission guidelines.


The Florida Review is pleased to announce the publication of A Year of Silence, by Polly Buckingham, winner of the Second Annual Jeanne M. Leiby Award.

To read more about this award-winning story, and to order copies, please click here: http://floridareview.cah.ucf.edu/chapbook.php

The Florida Review is pleased to welcome our new poetry editor

Kenneth Hart, who teaches writing at New York University. His poems have been published in Arts & Letters, North American Review, Mississippi Review, Barrow Street, The Bellingham Review, Paterson Literary Review, Poet Lore, Garrison Keillor’s The Writer's Almanac and elsewhere, and his book reviews appear regularly in Journal of New Jersey Poets. He is the 2007 co-winner of the Allen Ginsberg Award, and the recipient of the 2008 editor's prize for New Ohio Review. Hart's book, Uh Oh Time was selected by Mark Jarman as winner of the 2007 Anhinga Prize for Poetry.

TFR Essayists and The Best American Essays

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."

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