The Florida Review

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The Florida Review  
The Florida Review - winter 2008 cover.jpg
DisciplineLiterary journal
Edited byLisa Roney
Publication details
Publication history
1972 to present
Standard abbreviations
Fla. Rev.

The Florida Review is a national, non-profit literary journal published twice a year by the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Central Florida.[1]

Its artistic mission is to publish the best poetry and prose written by the world’s most exciting emerging and established writers. They have published important writers, such as David Foster Wallace, Tony Early, and Tom Chiarella before they went on to become regular contributors to The New Yorker, Harper's and The Atlantic.[citation needed]

The Florida Review was first published in 1972.[citation needed]


The magazine has featured fiction, poetry, interviews, and essays by such internationally renowned writers as Margaret Atwood, William Trowbridge, Stephen Dixon, Philip Heldrich, Grace Paley, Lorrie Moore, Mark Doty, and Tobias Wolff. Florida writers are also represented, with a notable and diverse list including Sylvia Curbello, Bob Shacochis, Philip F. Deaver, Enid Shomer, Virgil Suárez and many others.

Notable contributors[edit]


The current staff includes:

  • Lisa Roney, Editor-in-Chief
  • Sara Raffel, Assistant Managing Editor
  • Sara Raffel and Rebecca Cobb, Managing Editors
  • Lisa Roney and Victoria Campbell, Fiction Editors
  • Brian Druckenmiller, Assistant Fiction Editor
  • Kenneth Hart, Poetry Editor
  • Judith Roney, Assistant Poetry Editor
  • Nathan Holic, Graphic Narrative Editor
  • Nicole Oquendo, Creative Nonfiction Editor
  • Heather Vasquez, Assistant Creative Nonfiction Editor
  • Ren Morrison and Lorinda Clark, Design/Art Direction
  • Judith Roney, Book Review Editor
  • Susan Fallows, Chapbook Coordinator/Editor

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