"Part satirist, part ecopoet, part elegist, but every bit a luminous poet." –Richard Blanco
POETRY // APRIL 2020

In Ariel Francisco’s Miami, invasive lionfish are sympathetic creatures, the beach succumbs to sea-level rise, and “305 till I die” is a cry for help. . . read more.

"Probing and emotionally intelligent." –Elena Passarello
ESSAYS // JUNE 2020

Funny, intelligent, and unflinchingly honest, Sawchyn explores how we can come to know ourselves when our bodies betray us. . . read more.

"A Florida magnum opus."
–David James Poissant
THE GREAT ORLANDO NOVEL

Bookended by a choose-your-own-adventure story and a final exam, Holic's third novel is a formally inventive city novel in the tradition of The Bonfire of the Vanities.. . . read more.

"...intimate and inventive..."
–Billy Collins
POETRY

In a voice both lyrical and conversational, Orlando Poet Laureate Susan Lilley interprets various stages of womanhood while parsing the beauty and decay of her beloved homestate of Florida. . . read more.

"...would make the author of the Book of Revelation proud."
–George Singleton
SURREAL, POST-APOCALYPTIC NOVEL

Somewhere in Florida, where the sprawling suburbs meet a dying citrus grove, a janitor at a small community radio station, an FCC field agent, and a DJ attempt to restore order and humanity. . . read more.

"...hot and wild and dangerous..." –Lauren Groff
FICTION & ESSAYS

Brilliant new work by Lidia Yuknavitch, Kristen Arnett, Sarah Gerard, Jaquira Díaz, Lindsay Hunter and many others. . . read more.

Winner of the Florida Book Award Gold Medal for Fiction
SHORT STORIES

In this wildly imaginative collection, whimsical fairy tales of princesses and farm girls turn dark, and dark tales of mistreated sideshow freaks turn whimsical. An itinerant marionette falls prey to a lusty mesmerist. An alcoholic camp counselor is haunted by her dead best friend. A juvenile delinquent languishes in a boot camp run by authoritarian grandmas. . . read more.

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Bright Lights, Medium-Sized City featured in Downtown Community Paper… read more.
Worm Fiddling Nocturne wins FL Book Award gold medal… start fiddling.
Fantastic Floridas is closed for submissions in 2019, to re-open mid-2020.
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10.25 | Pittsburgh. Ben Gwin reads at event featuring The Rumpus, Barrelhouse and Autumn House Press…more info.
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11.09 | Orlando. Bright Lights, Medium-Sized City Book Release Party…more info.
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12.03 | Orlando. Loose Lips Holiday Party Benefitting Immigrant Families Together… link coming soon.

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